Israeli Fiction: Identity, Globalization and Conflict
Through analysis of leading Israeli authors’ literary works, we explore major themes pertaining to Israeli society’s contemporary character. Surveyed topics include Zionism and post-Zionism; Globalization; Jewish and non-Jewish citizens of Israel; Terrorism and its effects on national life. A couple of films may be integrated to further the understanding of these themes.
This course satisfies the Multicultural requirement (both sections) as well as the Second Writing requirement (section 011). The course is taught in English.