Academics

Academic courses taught at UMass Amherst on themes related to Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies include the following offerings. Not all courses are taught every semester or academic year, so please check any given semester’s course catalogue for current offerings.

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Art/Architecture 390A: Museum Studies

Representing the Holocaust (Jonathan Skolnik)
ENGLISH 319  (also under COMP-LIT 319 and JUDAIC 319)
Tuesday 2:30-3:45pm (lecture) plus Thursday discussion section.

English 891CC: The Culture of Memory 
English 891MM: The Literary and Visual Cultures of Catastrophe

History 386: Survey of World War II
History 387: History of the Holocaust

History 397: Special Topics: Introduction to Public History

Judaic 101:   Elementary Yiddish 
Judaic 195A: Anti-semitism and Racism in Western Civilization
Judaic 376: Post-Holocaust Thought
Judaic 392B: Blacks and Jews: A Comparative Study of Oppression
Judaic 392N: History of the Jewish Graphic Nove

German 371: Twentieth Century German Thought 
German 375: The Third Reich
German 376: The Holocaust
German 597A: Cinema of East Germany
German 597C: Film and Fascism
German 597J: Jews and Germans

Legal Studies 480: War Crimes Tribunals

LANGUAGE COURSES

Elementary Yiddish (Ester Vaisman)
YIDDISH 101
Monday, Wednesday 2:30-3:45pm
Elementary Polish  (Robert Rothstein)
POLISH 101
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00-9:50am

Elementary German (various instructors)
GERMAN 110
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
(sections at 9:05am; 10:10am; 11:15am; 12:20pm; 1:25pm)

GRADUATE COURSES
Comparative Memory (Jon Olsen)
HISTORY 626
Tuesday 2:30-5:00pm