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C LIT 396 A: Special Studies in Comparative Literature

Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
ART 317
SLN: 
23385
Joint Sections: 
JEW ST 357 A, RUSS 320 A, ENGL 357 A
Instructor: 
Sasha Senderovich

Syllabus Description:

Jewish American Literature and Culture

Prof. Sasha Senderovich -- senderov@uw.edu

www.sashasenderovich.com

This course examines literary and cultural production about the Jewish experience in America. Considers ways in which American Jews assimilate and resist assimilation while Jewish writers, filmmakers, comedians, and graphic novelists imitate and transform American life and literature—with particular emphasis on questions of immigration, identity, gender, sexuality, race, inter-generational trauma, and cultural memory.

Offered as ENGL 357 and JEW ST 357 and RUSS 320 (all the same class)

Catalog Description: 
Offered by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.
Department Requirements Met: 
Literature Elective
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 15, 2019 - 9:20pm
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