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Winter 2021: JEW ST 462 Anti-Semitism as a Cultural System
Meeting Time: MW 4:30 – 6:20 PM
Joint Sections: CHID 480G
Instructor: Nicolaas P. Barr
Examine how anti-Semitism relates to other forms of racism and how the relationship bears on modern racial justice movements.
Comparative study of various anti-Semitic cultural systems from ancient to modern times. Topics include how anti-Semitism can be defined as a cultural phenomenon; the conditions that explain the circulation of anti-Semitic traditions in a given society; the conditions under which social conflict with Jews becomes anti-Semitism.