Primo Levi Within Holocaust Studies
CAS JS 369 (4 Credits) Mts w/ CAS XL 459, CAS LI 459, GRS RN 759
TR 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Levi’s writings employ scientific, literary, ethical, theological and philosophical approaches to the Holocaust. An examination of Levi’s works both within the context of other writers such as Elie Wiesel, and within the practice of Holocaust testimony, ethics, and witnessing. Effective Spring 2022, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Ethical Reasoning.
Instructor: Professor Nancy Harrowitz
Islamophobia and Antisemitism
CAS JS 379 (4 Credits) Mts w/ CAS RN 249
MWF 11:15 AM – 12:05 PM
Explores historical and contemporary manifestations of Islamophobia and Antisemitism. Students are exposed to wide range of relevant written and visual texts as well as theoretical approaches. Includes active learning component and collaborative presentations by students. Effective Spring 2021, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Ethical Reasoning, The Individual in Community, Teamwork/Collaboration.
Instructor: Professor Adam Seligman
Israeli Culture Through Media
CAS JS 380 (4 Credits) Mts w/ CAS LH 340
MWF 12:20 -1:10 PM
Prereq: CAS LH 212 or equivalent
An advanced Hebrew language course, which uses as its “textbook” Israeli newspapers, television, and online news media. Students follow current events in Israel (politics, business, sports, etc.); compare coverage in diverse outlets; speak and write knowledgeably about Israeli society. Effective Spring 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Ethical Reasoning, Digital/Multimedia Expression.
Instructor: Professor Mira Angrist
Environmental Law in Israel and the Mediterranean
CAS JS 387 (4 Credits) Mts w/ CAS EE 387
TR 3:30-4:45 PM
Principles, theories and tools for environmental law and regulation, and implementation through cases in Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean. Through case studies, students critically analyze a range of environmental issues: nature protection, air pollution, marine protection, climate change and more. This course fulfills a single unit in the following BU HUB areas: Ethical Reasoning, Critical Thinking.
Instructor: Professor Lotner Lev