HIS 194L Exile, Diaspora, and Displacement: Jewish Lives from North Africa to the Middle East

From Medieval Spain, Ottoman Salonica, 20th-century Baghdad, present day Casablanca, and beyond, this course examines Jewish experiences of exile, diaspora, and displacement, as well as how to read memoir and biography as sources in their broader historical context.


Prerequisite(s): Satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, HIS 100 (for history majors), and two upper-division history courses. Enrollment is restricted to junior and senior history majors, critical race and ethnic studies majors, and Jewish studies majors and minors.




Alma Heckman