Yiddish Cultural Expression: Music, Theater, Literature, Film|
Spring 2012 not offered
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies|
The course will ground modern Yiddish expressive culture in its 19th-century Eastern European homeland, then follow its dispersion to North America, through the present. Students will work with musical, theatrical, literary, and film texts and take part in performance of songs and informal staging of musical theater.
Includes writing, interpretation, and performance of another culture.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)
Mark Slobin, FIDDLER ON THE MOVE, TENEMENT SONGS
Jeff Shandler, YIDDISHLAND
Nahma Sandrow, VAGABOND STARS
J. Hoberman, BRIDGE OF LIGHT
Harshav, JEWISH-AMERICAN POETRY
Mark Slobin and Chana Mlotek, eds, YIDDISH FOLKSONGS FROM THE RUTH RUBIN ARCHIVE
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Several reading response papers
A short midterm paper on a specific work
Participation in class performance
A final paper or performance
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Priority will be given to students in the Jewish Studies certificate program and to music and theater majors.
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