Pop Culture/Israel & Palestine

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Judaic Studies
Course Number: 
377
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course examines Israeli-Palestinian relations through a lens of popular culture in order to give students an understanding of the region beyond news headlines. The topics include cinema, TV, music, sports, food, literature, tourism, and printed and electronic media in Israel and Palestine. The students will learn about major personalities and celebrities in both cultures, as well as about most popular movies, papers, songs, and other cultural products. All readings are in English. (Gen. Ed. AT)
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
30484,35994
Schedule #: 
34412

Course Sections

Pop Culture/Israel & Palestine
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Olga Gershenson gershenson@judnea.umass.edu W 4:00PM 6:45PM Herter Hall room 207