Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin
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JWST 065 - (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. The authors will include Karl Marx, Emma Goldman, Juan Gelman, Helen Suzman, AJ Heschel, and Naomi Klein, among others. 

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


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