Mapping Jewish Modernism


Students research Jewish modernism through questions of geography and movement, pointing to the many places where modern Jewish art has been created and the experiences of migration, exile, diaspora, and resettlement that shaped this work. We discuss the varieties of ways that different art forms, including literature, theater, music, art, film, architecture, and dance, can be mapped. We analyze mapping in terms of the movements of people (artists, authors, and directors), of objects (paintings, literature, performances, and films), and within the works themselves. Work with the Rubenstein Library will lead to projects that contribute to an exhibit in Perkins Library and a digital site.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • R
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ENGLISH 382S
  • GERMAN 381S
  • LIT 386S
  • ROMST 381S
Typically Offered
Fall Only