11.152J The Ghetto: From Venice to Harlem


Class Info

Provides an in-depth look at a modern institution of oppression: the ghetto. Uses literature to examine ghettoization over time and across a wide geographical area, from Jews in Medieval Europe to African-Americans and Latinos in the 20th-century United States. Also explores segregation and poverty in the urban "Third World."

This class has no prerequisites.

11.152J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by C. Wilder.

This class counts for a total of 3 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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