|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies, Middle Eastern Studies|
This seminar will survey contemporary Hebrew poetry, prose, plays, and films with emphasis on aspects of sociohistorical issues and the ways in which modern Hebrew literature enriches and brings deeper understanding of collective Jewish experiences and detects and shapes the reality of modern Israel. This course will seek to increase the fluency and complexity of the students' expression and comprehension and generate a greater appreciation of the uniqueness of the language. Literary scholars' visits will be incorporated into the curriculum.
Speaking: This seminar relies heavily on students' oral participation through interpretation and analysis of literary texts. Discussion in Hebrew with Israeli scholars are integrated into the course.
Writing: Students write several papers as part of the course requirement.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Ora Mayrose, A TASTE OF HEBREW LITERATURE and various handouts given by the instructor.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Projects relating to Israeli films, presentation of literary text, two tests, and weekly written assignments. Regular participation in class discussions as well as participation in literary and cultural presentations by Israeli scholars is required.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
HEBR202 is a prerequisite. If students have not taken HEBR202 and have the equivalent knowledge, they may take HEBR211 with the permission of the instructor.
|Instructor(s): Katz,Dalit Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: RSCSEM; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 14||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 6||SO: 6||FR: 3|