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Naomi B. Sokoloff
CHID 250
Seattle Campus

Special Topics: Introduction to the History of Ideas

Examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework. Satisfies the Gateways major/minor requirement. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Examines fiction and film, as well as selected poetry, popular songs, and essays, to explore diverse groups within contemporary Israeli society. Topics include the sabra ideal, holocaust survivors, Sephardic/Mizrahi communities, religious and secular Jews, Israel' s Arab minority, and questions of gender.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Small lecture/discussion.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

One exam and three 5-6 page essays. This is a W course.

Exam, essays, class participation (including in-class writing assignments).


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Naomi B. Sokoloff
Date: 03/11/2012