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JEWISHST 385A: Core in Jewish History, 17th-19th Centuries (HISTORY 385A)

Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Rodrigue, A. (PI)

JEWISHST 387D: Tel Aviv: Site, Symbol, City (HISTORY 287D, HISTORY 387D, JEWISHST 287D)

Tel Aviv, the first Israeli/Hebrew city, from a cultural history perspective combining high and low cultural artifacts, examining the symbolic constructions of the city as a site of Hebrew modernisn and postmodernism. Topics include: the utopian origins behind the establishment of Tel Aviv in Zionist texts; artists, poets, and writers in Tel Aviv's coffee houses; as the capital of Bauhaus architecture; the emergence of Israeli pop culture in Tel Aviv of the late 60s and 70s; the effects of contemporary globalization and the reconstruction of Tel Aviv as the symbolic site of Israeli post-nationalism . Sources include art, cinema, and literature, pop music and archival materials from Green Library's Eliasaf Robinson Collection. Hebrew reading knowledge, although helpful, is not required.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Dubnov, A. (PI)

JEWISHST 387E: Jewish Intellectuals and the Crisis of Modernity (HISTORY 287E, HISTORY 387E, JEWISHST 287E)

Intellectual responses of Jewish political thinkers, historians and authors to the age of extremes. Readings include Theodor Adorno, Herbert Marcuse, Eric Fromm, Hannah Arendt, Leo Strauss, Karl Popper, Isaiah Berlin, Tony Judt, and George Steiner. Analyses of enlightenment, nationalism, socialism and totalitarianism; their life stories, and their direct and indirect role in creating a transatlantic political discourse in postwar years. Contextualizes historically the fundamental features of Jewish intellectual activity after 1945. No prior knowledge of political science, philosophy and/or Jewish studies is required.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Dubnov, A. (PI)

JEWISHST 486A: Graduate Research Seminar in Jewish History (HISTORY 486A)

Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JEWISHST 486B: Graduate Research Seminar in Jewish History (HISTORY 486B)

Prerequisite: HISTORY 486A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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