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Syllabus Life Experiences in Yiddish Writing - 18877
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Last update 24-11-2016
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: yiddish

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Yiddish

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Prof. Avraham Novershtern

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Monday 16:30 - 18:00

Teaching Staff:
Prof Avraham Novershtern

Course/Module description:
Readings of autobiographical material of Yiddish speaking Jews in the 20th Century

Course/Module aims:
Intimate knowledge of the different life styles of Yiddish speaking communities in the 20th century

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Critical reading of autobiographical and journalistic materials in Yiddish

Attendance requirements(%):
80 %

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: oral discussion and written assignments

Course/Module Content:
Educational tracks
The world of Yidish theatre
Yiddish press
Gender aspects

Required Reading:
Fragments of autobiographical works by Scholem Aleichem, Y.Y. Singer, I. Bashevis Singer and others

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 100 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.