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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


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Kudos to our faculty!

Dr. Renee Perelmutter, Associate Professor of Slavic and Jewish Studies, writes fantasy fiction and poetry under the name Rose Lemberg. Her book Marginalia to Stone Bird is the first book of poetry to be shortlisted for a Crawford Award, and is also up for an Elgin Award. Marginalia has been reviewed by Publisher’s Weekly and Strange Horizons. Available at Aqueduct Press and Amazon.

Kudos to our students!

March 16, 2017: JS students Mackenzie Haun, Sarah Herman and Ariel Silverman were elected to join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious national academic academy. Phi Beta Kappa “celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Its campus chapters invite for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities.”

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