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Courses - Fall 2019
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Special Topics in Jewish Studies; Merchants, Rabbis and Schmaltz: The Politics of Jews and Film
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with FILM298T. Credit only granted for JWST219T or FILM298T . What are the different ways Jews and Jewishness have been represented inCinema over time? How have Jewish filmmakers used the cinematic medium to construct or deconstruct Jewish identity? Students will investigate different types of representations of Jews, asking how they operate in the context of the broader film traditions, and more.