Jewish Graphic Novels|
Fall 2018 not offered
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies|
This course will explore issues in Judaism and the Jewish experience through the medium of the graphic novel. Students will not only gain proficiency in critically reading graphic novels and sequential art, they will also gain a grasp on some of the major issues in Jewish history including (but not limited to) immigration, life in America, the Holocaust, and Israel/Palestine.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CJS)(RELI-MN)(RELI)
McCloud, Scott, UNDERSTANDING COMICS
Baskin, Samantha and Ranen Omer-Sherman, THE JEWISH GRAPHIC NOVEL (excerpts)
Eisner, Will, THE CONTRACT WITH GOD TRILOGY
Yakin, Boaz, JERUSALEM
Katin, Miriam, WE ARE ON OUR OWN
Pekar, Harvey, NOT THE ISRAEL MY PARENTS PROMISED ME
Modan, Rutu, THE PROPERTY
Finck, Liana, A BINTEL BRIEF
|Examination and Assignments: |
10 weekly responses of 1 page, 3 analytical papers of 2-3 pages, and a final paper of 6-8 pages.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the "Historical Traditions" requirement for the Religion Department major.