Apr 07, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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HOST 233 - Perspectives on the Holocaust

4 credits
This course provides multiple perspectives on the Holocaust, the near extermination of European Jewry and the brutal persecution of an extended mosaic of victims. As a watershed event, the Holocaust has radically affected our fundamental conceptions of human nature, the dimensions of evil, the existence of God, the power of bearing literary witness, the moral and political outlook for the future. Readings span the disciplines of history, psychology, literature, theology, and political science, each providing its own distinctive illumination. Course requirements include exams, papers, journal entries, and a field trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Same as: JWST 233  ARLET+337. Offered spring semester. CLA-Breadth/Interdisciplinary, CLA-Diversity International



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