JWST216 - WORLD POST-1800: BF SEM

Section 402 - SEM
Fall 2018: JEWS AND THE CITY Jews have always been an extraordinarily urban people. This seminar explores various aspects of the Jewish encounter with the city, examining the ways that Jewish culture has been shaped by and has helped to shape urban culture. We will focus on both European and American cities and consider Jewish involvement in political, social and cultural life, the various neighborhoods in which Jews have lived, relations with other ethnic groups, as well as many other topics. We will read some classic works in the field along with contemporary scholarship. Benjamin Franklin Seminar.
R 0130PM-0430PM
WENGER, BETH

COLLEGE HALL 315A

Jewish Studies Program
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