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HEBM6641

Hebrew Culture Past & Present

The course will focus on an examination of the intersections of literature, society, philosophy, and politics in the making of modern Israeli culture. Critical study of Israeli culture with special emphasis on literature film, and art as sites of struggle over political and social meaning during times of cultural transformation in Israel. Topics will focus on the historical development of Israeli identity.

Required Texts:
Oz Almog, The Sabra: The Creation of the New Jew
Gertz, Nurith, Myths in Israeli culture: captives of a dream
Subject:
Hebrew (Modern)
Department:
Modern Hebrew
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Civ Cul & Soc

Sections

Summer 2014 Language Schools

HEBM6641A-L14 Lecture (Levi, Ringvald)