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17.565 Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity

Prereq: None
Acad Year 2017-2018: U (Spring)
Acad Year 2018-2019: Not offered

12 Units. HASS-S

Examines Israeli identity using a broad array of materials, including popular music, film, documentaries and art, in addition to academic historical writings. Topics include Israel's political system and society, ethnic relations, settlement projects, and the Arab minorities in the Jewish state. Students also discuss whether there is a unique Israeli culture and the struggle for Israel's identity.Limited to 60; preference to students in the MISTI MIT-Israel program.

P. Krause

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Credit cannot also be received for 17.567