IAFS 3600 - Contemporary Jewish Societies uri icon

Overview

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  • Uses transnational lens to explore contemporary debates about Jewish people, places and practices of identity and community; places that Jews have called 'home', and what has made, or continues to make those places 'Jewish'; issues of Jewish homelands and diasporars; gender, sexuality, food and the Jewish body; religious practices in contemporary contexts. Readings drawn primarily from contemporary journalism and scholarship. Same as JWST 3600 and GSLL 3600. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: human diversity.