Jun 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

LIS 401 - The Holocaust (3 credits)


(Prereq: ENGL 101  with a grade of ‘C’ or better) This course will approach the Nazi genocide from a German Studies perspective, examining the cultural and ideological foundations of modern anti- Semitism and National Socialism, as well as representations of the Holocaust in post-war and contemporary German and Austrian society. Fictional texts, films, memoirs, speeches, essays, and poetry will be examined in historical context, and issues and debates surrounding Holocaust representation will be explored. The course is taught in English; no knowledge of German is required. Students who wish to obtain credit towards a German minor should co-enroll in GERM 301L : German Culture Lab. S.