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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.

Art/Architecture 390A: Museum Studies

English 319: Representing the Holocaust
Judaic 319:
Comp Lit 319:

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
Judaic 387:

History 397: Special Topics: Introduction to Public History

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 Novel

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