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Hebrew Literature

HEBR 211
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
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.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
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.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: HEBR202
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARHA)(PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

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