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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Sarah A. Stein
SISJE 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Content varies.

Class description

This class explores the culture of inter-war Polish Jewish History in three dimensions. The goal of the class will be to use primary documents to help us explore spaces experienced by Jews in Inter-war Poland: the space of homes, neighborhoods, cities, country-sides, nationstates. These texts will allow us to consider the diversity of Jewish experiences in an interwar East European landscape.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Discussion.

Recommended preparation

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. Students will benefit from previous experience in East European Studies or Jewish Studies.

Class assignments and grading

Weekly reading, short weekly response papers, one research paper of 10-15 pages (including draft)

Grades will be based on class participation, weekly writing assignments, and the final research paper.


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 Loryn Hazan Paxton
Date: 10/24/2000