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The Jewish Studies Program regularly offers courses at the KU Edwards campus in Overland Park.

Fall 2017 Edwards JS course offerings:
JWSH 336 – Jewish American Literature & Culture
M 7:10-9:40pm, Kirzane
An examination of Jewish American literature and culture from the 17th century to the present. Materials may include a broad range of literary genres as well as folklore, music, film, and visual art. (Same as ENGL 336, meets with AMS 344). Prerequisite: Prior completion of the KU Core Written Communication requirement. Recommended: Prior completion of one 200-level English course.
 
JWSH 341 – Hitler & Nazi Germany
W 6:00-8:30pm, Sternberg
An examination of the rise of Hitler and Nazism, beginning with the breakdown of 19th century culture in the First World War and continuing through the failure of democracy under the Weimar Republic. The course will also discuss the impact of Nazism on Germany and how Nazism led to the Second World War and the Holocaust. (Same as HIST 341).

* Certain KU courses are open to senior community members; a KU application for admission and non-refundable application fee is required. The following policy explains senior citizen tuition rates:  http://policy.ku.edu/registrar/senior-citizen-rates#studentinfo


 
More information on courses at the KU Edwards campus is available from:

Lisa Browning, Coordinator of Student Services
lbrownin@ku.edu
913-897-8615


Upcoming Program Events
Dr. Perelmutter to be first Director of Undergraduate Studies!

Dr. Renee Perelmutter will be the first Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Jewish Studies Program! Dr. Perelmutter is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Slavic. She will begin her position as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Fall 2017 semester.

Kudos!

Dr. Gal Levy, former Visiting Israeli Professor at KU, has won first prize for best article in Hebrew from the Israeli Political Science Association. The article looks at the post-protest protest in Israel and Dr. Levy gives acknowledgments to the KU Jewish Studies Program. Dr. Levy currently teaches at the Open University in Israel. He will be a guest speaker at KU on August 23, his lecture is titled, "Citizenship in Crisis in Contemporary Israel".

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