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Academic Year 2005/2006
The Holocaust: Historical, Philosophical, Literary Aspects
COL 286 FA
The study and analysis of the historical background and evolution of the Holocaust and then of the structure of the event itself. Philosophical issues considered include the concept of genocide, specific ethical
confronted by victims and bystanders as well as perpetrators, and historiographic questions on "explaining" the Holocaust. The uses and abuses of literary representations of the Holocaust are also considered.
Marrus, THE HOLOCAUST IN HISTORY
Lang, ART AND IDEA IN THE NAZI GERMANY
Browning, ORDINARY MEN
Arendt, EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM
Borowski, THIS WAY FOR THE GAS...
Levi, SURVIVAL IN AUSCHWITZ
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Journal, two papers, final.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Lang,Berel
- Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: BTFDA414;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 25)
- SR. major: 8 Jr. major: 8
- SR. non-major: X Jr. non-major: 1 SO: 8 FR: X
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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