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This is a survey of the vast literature that has arisen in response to the Holocaust. We will begin with excerpts from ghetto and camp diaries, writing that grapples with events as they are happening. We will spend the bulk of the course, however, reading a small selection of the fiction and...

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This course will examine the final days of occupation and war in Europe, and will focus on the lives of Jews and other survivors of persecution in the newly 'liberated' territories. What did 'liberation' mean for the 'Surviving Remnant' - hundreds of thousands who had survived concentration...

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Seminar for students completing their final thesis or project. Students will be guided to determine the format and approach to their individual assignments throughout the semester through group and individualized discussions.

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

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

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.

Semester: Fall 2019 Traditional Term (15 weeks)-August 21 – December 10

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This course examines what Americans and Canadians used to call "the Indian problem," or the historical and contemporary threats against the existence of this continent's Onkwehonwe (which is an Iroquoian term meaning "original people"). We begin by defining the basic vocabulary of the course,...

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

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.

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The Holocaust raised profound challenges to conventional religious views of reality and the belief that God intervenes in human history. By surveying prominent Jewish and Christian theologians from 1966 to 2006, this course will focus on two major theological questions: (1) Why does God allow...

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The Holocaust raised profound challenges to conventional religious views of reality and the belief that God intervenes in human history. By surveying prominent Jewish and Christian theologians from 1966 to 2006, this course will focus on two major theological questions: (1) Why does God allow...

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

Seminar for students completing their final thesis or project. Students will be guided to determine the format and approach to their individual assignments throughout the semester through group and individualized discussions. ( For MA in Holocaust and Genocide Students only).

Semester: Online Fall 2019 Traditional Term (15 weeks)- August 21 – December 10

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