Jews on Film: Visible & Invisible Taught by Elliot Shapiro, senior lecturer in the Knight Institute and the Knight Foundation Director of Writing in the Majors, Cornell University
- Explore and discuss the philosophical, theological, social, and cultural relationships between Jewish Hollywood characters and topics raised in films covered in this course
- Examine the relationships between the images of Jews and the larger political, historical, and theological issues attached to the representations of the Jewish people in film
- Discover how issues related to identity, ethnicity, race, and gender are woven into Jewish hermeneutics
- Explore the various survival strategies of Jews as they have struggled to redefine Judaism and Jewish identity
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