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Polish Jews in the 20th Century: Before, during, and after the Holocaust
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
Polonsky, Antony (ed.), Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900
Akavia, Miriam, My Own Vineyard: a Jewish Family in Krakow Between the Wars
Engel, David, The Holocaust: the Third Reich and the Jews
Levi, Primo, Survival in Auschwitz
Shandler, Jeffrey (ed.), Awakening Lives: Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland
Krall, Hanna, Shielding a Flame
See instructor for complete list
100-150 pages per week of readings will be assigned. Students will be required to keep a journal throughout the seminar, which will be submitted in lieu of a paper at the conclusion of the course. The journal will comprise 30% of the final course grade. Polish language competence will comprise 20% of the course grade.
Final Exam - 50%
Programming Assignments - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 30%
Not Open to Seniors.