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GER 154C Topic: Introduction to Yiddish Language and Culture

Old Core: Lubin, CSIS or Lienhard students may use this course to meet core requirements. Education and Dyson students may use this course for Enhancement credit or Dyson overlay. This course is conducted in English.

Course Description: This course will introduce students to Yiddish language and culture. Through readings, viewing films and cultural trips, students will learn about the origin and development of Yiddish and its place in Jewish history. The past, present and future of Yiddish culture in Eastern Europe and America will be focused on as well. No knowledge of Yiddish is required. Films are in English or have English subtitles. All readings and discussions are in English.


3 credits