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The 3-credit final project is a more practical approach to exploring and presenting applied research on a particular topic in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. It must be completed under the guidance of an advisor. It offers the student an opportunity to explore a topic making use of...

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Semester: Full Summer: April 24 – August 13, 2018

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: Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

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: Full Summer: April 24 – August 13, 2018

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This course will examine the cooperation between industry and the Nazi regime with a focus on the quest for German economic independence, the exploitation of laborers, and the financial ruin of the victims.

Semester: Fall Online Session A: August 22 – October 23, 2018

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Lessons of the Holocaust reflect current concerns with racism and propaganda, ethical aspects of science and government as well as illustrate the complexities of human behavior and moral choice. This unique course will provide educators with significant historical, sociological and psychological...

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Semester: Summer B: June 19 – August 13, 2018

This course will first briefly examine the roots of anti-Jewish teachings in Christianity and then will focus on the Roman Catholic Church and the role of Pope Pius XII in the Holocaust. We will then examine the anti-Jewish teachings of Martin Luther and their influence on the German Protestant...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

This course covers the period from the Nazi rise to power in Germany in 1933 to the end of World War II. The focus of the course is the Nazi murder of nearly 6 million Jews, but we will also set these events within the larger context of the mass murder of 14 million non-combatants by the Nazis...

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Semester: Fall Online Session B: October 24 – December 18, 2018

In this course we will view and discuss films that have attempted, through a variety of approaches and techniques, to grapple with the Holocaust and related issues of genocide. We will begin with films made in the immediate postwar period and end with contemporary films. We will examine what...

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Semester: Summer Institute on Campus: July 15 – July 20, 2018

During the Holocaust, assistance from gentiles often meant the difference between life and death for Jews in occupied Europe. Those who provided aid to Jews risked the possibility of imprisonment or even death. So what motivated gentiles to take such risks and rescue their Jewish neighbors and...

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Semester: Summer A: April 24 – June 18, 2018

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