11.152J The Ghetto: From Venice to Harlem
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 be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Wilder.
This class counts for a total of 3 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
You can find more information at the 11.152 Class Site site.
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