ENGL 357 A: Jewish American Literature and Culture

Meeting Time: 
MW 9:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
* *
SLN: 
14624
Joint Sections: 
JEW ST 357 A
Instructor: 
Sasha Senderovich

Syllabus Description:

Jewish American Literature and Culture

Prof. Sasha Senderovich * senderov@uw.edu // www.sashasenderovich.com

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MW 9:30--11:20, Fall 2020

Jewish-American Literature and Culture. Examines literary and cultural production about the Jewish experience in America. Considers ways in which American Jews assimilate and resist assimilation while Jewish writers, filmmakers, comedians, and graphic novelists imitate and transform American life and literature—with particular emphasis on questions of immigration, identity, gender, sexuality, race, inter-generational trauma, and cultural memory.

!! The full course syllabus is available here: ENGL-JEW ST 357 - Jewish American Lit & Culture - Fall 2020 -- full syllabus.docx

Catalog Description: 
Examines the literary and cultural production of American Jews from the colonial period to the present time. Considers ways in which American Jews assimilate and resist assimilation while Jewish writers, filmmakers, playwrights, and graphic novelists imitate and alter American life and literature. Offered: jointly with JEW ST 357; AWSp.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
June 28, 2020 - 10:50pm