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