The Jewish Twentieth Century in Film

JSIS C 369/ 369
  • Quarters: Spring
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, DIV

Surveys twentieth-century Jewish history in its European, American, and Middle Eastern contexts by examining films produced in these settings. Considers central events that shaped modern Jewish culture: the changing geography of Europe and the Middle East, mass migrations, the Holocaust, shifting meanings of race, culture, and religion.