Israel in a Global Context
JSIS A 314 / POL S 314 / NEAR E 315
Professor: Liora Halperin
TTH 1:30-3:20pm – BAG 108
Credits: 5 I&S / DIV
This survey introduces the people, institutions, and culture of Israel in the context of larger global forces. Students will examine domestic, regional, and international elements, both historically and in the contemporary period, that have shaped Israel’s culture, politics, and special role in world affairs. Topics include nationalism, ethnicity, politics, religion, film, literature, and culture.