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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Spring 2006

HEB 385 • Post- Zion Presp Isr Lit & Film

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
40770 W
2:00 PM-5:00 PM
CAL 22
Grumberg

Course Description

Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Post-Zionist perspectives in Israeli literature and film. No more than 6 hours may be counted toward the MA in Hebrew Studies or the PHD in Hebrew Studies.This seminar explores Israeli literature and cinema through in the context of the controversial historical, cultural, and artistic development that has come to be known as "post-Zionism." Within the framework of the theoretical texts that inform post-Zionism, we will first consider its various interpretations in literature and film, as well as the social and cultural context which gave birth to it.

Grading Policy

participation, 40 % seminar paper (20-25 pages), 60%

Texts

[MORE TEXTS TBA] Grossman, Zman Tsahov [The Yellow Wind] Tom Segev, Elvis in Jerusalem: Post-Zionism and the Americanization of Israel Orly Castel-Bloom, Doli siti [Dolly City] ---. Halakim Enoshiyim [Human Parts]

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