RLG344H1: Antisemitism

Hours: 
24L

Explores how “Jews” have been viewed (often mistakenly and confusedly) in various contexts from pre-Christian antiquity to the contemporary world. Emphasis is on problems involved in defining and explaining antisemitism, especially concerning the difference between religious and racial forms of antisemitism.

Prerequisite: 

A 200-level course in Judaism or Christianity or Western history; see note above for general prerequisites

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)