17.565 Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity
Examines Israeli identity using a broad array of materials, including popular music, film, documentaries and art, in addition to academic historical writings. Topics include Israel's political system and society, ethnic relations, settlement projects, and the Arab minorities in the Jewish state. Students also discuss whether there is a unique Israeli culture and the struggle for Israel's identity. Limited to 60; preference to students in the MISTI MIT-Israel program.
This class has no prerequisites.
17.565 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by P. Krause.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-261.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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