Dec 06, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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RELI 057 - (HP) (CC) Social Justice, Activism and Jews

Semester Hours: 3

This course introduces students to a radical line of modern Jewish social movement and the activists, intellectuals, and artists who led their processes throughout the world (Germany, South Africa, Argentina, US, Israel, and Puerto Rico). We will analyze the prophetic influence, the socio-economic conditions and the legacies in current activist circles. Key topics to be explored include struggles against capitalism, patriarchy/sexism, racism, ecological disasters, and colonialism. Authors will include Karl Marx, Emma Goldman, Juan Gelman, Helen Suzman, AJ Heschel, and Naomi Klein among others. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Same as JWST 065.  Credit given for either JWST 065 or RELI 057.

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