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RUSS 320 A: Topics in Russian Literary and Cultural History

Broad City Birthmark
Meeting Time: 
MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: 
ART 317
SLN: 
21054
Joint Sections: 
ENGL 357 A, C LIT 396 A, JEW ST 357 A
Instructor:
Sasha Senderovich
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: 
Important trends and issues in Russian literacy and cultural history. Topics and instructors vary. In English.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 15, 2019 - 9:15pm
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