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ENGL 302. Holocaust Literature

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Literature of the Jewish Holocaust and its historical context; examines nonfiction writing such as journals and other first-hand accounts as well as fiction, poetry, and essays.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify various genres of literature related to, and explain the ways in which they contribute to our understanding of the Jewish Holocaust.
2. Explain how Jews were the primary victim group of the Holocaust, both in terms of their suffering and their resistance.
3. Demonstrate an appreciation for the resilience and richness of Jewish life, culture, and religion.
4. Describe basic historical context of the Jewish Holocaust.
5. Apply lessons from the Holocaust to current realities and moral decision making.

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