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.
Sections offered: Spring 2021
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking
Prerequisite: (Sophomore status or higher) or admission to any 90-30 plan