Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

HUM 195-01 & 03 - Introductory Special Topic: Representing Difference: Jewish Literature and the Arts in France

4 credits (Fall and Spring)
Cross-listed as: GLS 195-02 .  This course examines the place of Jews in France during the long nineteenth century, a historical period in which French Jewish citizens negotiated the right to difference amidst a dominant universalist rhetoric. We will study the representation of the Jewish people in popular literature and the visual and performing arts, authored by both Jews and Gentiles. We will also trace the evolution of antisemitism in France throughout the nineteenth century.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Fall - section 03
Spring - section 01
Instructor: Lee