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HUM 356 - Holocaust: Experience, History, Meaning

Description: The Holocaust is put in cultural, historical and ethical perspectives with reflections on its meaning and impact on contemporary society. Includes study of anti-Judaism, modern antisemitism, racial ideology, and Nazi genocidal policy. Ghettoization, camps, strategies of victimization, and survival are examined. Students also study bystanders, perpetrators, victims, Allied responses, as well as issues of historiography and moral accountability. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2019

Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking

Prerequisite: ENG 105 or Sophomore status or International Exchange Student Group