RELG 039. Antisemitism and Jew-Hatred

"Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?" This class surveys antisemitism from antiquity to the present day. It historicizes "religious" and "political" Jew-hatred, considering their differences as well as continuity over time. Since antisemitism intersects with racism, misogyny, homophobia, gender-nonconformity, and economics, considerable attention is placed on constructions of race, gender, sexuality, and class.  
1 credit.
Eligible for GSST, PEAC
Fall 2022. Kessler.
Catalog chapter: Religion  
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