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Over the course of the semester we will investigate the genocide of the Nama and Herero, the Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust, the Cambodian Genocide, as well as the genocides in Rwanda, former Yugoslavia, Guatemala, and Darfur. This history survey course is based on recent scholarship in...

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Semester: Online Spring 2020 Semester A- January 8 to March 3, 2020

The 1948 United Nations Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide promised to “liberate mankind from [the] odious scourge” of genocide, but thus far the international community has failed to deliver. Our course will examine the many different aspects involved with...

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The 6-credit thesis must have a substantial research component and a focus that falls within Holocaust and Genocide Studies. It must be written under the guidance of an advisor. As the final element in the master's degree, the thesis gives the student an opportunity to demonstrate expertise in...

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Semester: Online Spring 2020 Traditional Semester- January 8 to April 28, 2020

This course will examine the diverse forms that hatred of Jews has taken throughout history, from the ancient world to the present day. Our focus is the extremely difficult question: Why have Jews been singled out for hatred so often for so many centuries?

This course will examine the diverse forms that hatred of Jews has taken throughout history, from the ancient world to the present day. Our focus is the extremely difficult question: Why have Jews been singled out for hatred so often for so many centuries.

Note: Master's students...

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Semester: Online Spring 2020 Semester A- January 8 to March 3, 2020

While Jews were the primary targets of persecution, Nazi racial and political ideology motivated the regime to attack other groups as well. The physically and mentally disabled, political opponents, homosexuals, members of selected religious groups, Afro-Germans, Roma, Poles, and other Slavs...

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Semester: Online Fall 2019 A- August 21 – October 15

This is a course in Holocaust historiography. Historiography (from Greek: historia: narrative, story, and graphia: writing) is the discipline of how history is written. In the context of the Holocaust, historiography analyzes trends that have dominated historical writing about this event since...

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Semester: Online Spring 2020 Semester B- March 11 to May 5, 2020

The purpose of the 1948 "UN Convention on the Prevention of the Crime of Genocide" was to prevent the recurrence of genocide after the Holocaust. Since the ratification of the Convention in 1951, genocide has continued to occur up until the present-day. This course will trace international law...

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Semester: Online Fall 2019 B- October 23 – December 17

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This travel-study independent course is designed for students who travel abroad to visit sites related to the Holocaust or other genocides and/or for independent research on a topic related to Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

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This online graduate seminar offers a survey of 2000 years of German and German-Jewish history and their remarkable interactions. Beginning with Jewish settlement in Germany during the Roman Period, we will examine the rise of Ashkenazic Jewish culture in Germany during the Middle Ages and its...

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