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Course Curriculum 2018

We are pleased to present the course curriculum in the field of interdisciplinary contemporary antisemitism studies created by the 2018 participants of the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute at St. John’s College, Oxford, UK.

Under the guidance of leading international academics, the listed scholars-in-residence have developed course syllabi and curriculum in the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism, which will be taught in their home university for course credit.  

Professor Sunni Ali
Rank: Assistant Professor
Department: Education Inquiry Curriculum Studies
Name of University: Northeastern Illinois University
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Course title: Racism and Antisemitism in Theory and Fact
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Dr. Katherine Aron-Beller
Rank: Professor
Department: Rothberg International School
Name of University: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Course title: Contemporary Antisemitism: Same old or something new?
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Professor Matthias Jakob Becker
Rank: Professor
Department: Moses-Mendelssohn-Zentrum
Name of University: University of Potsdam
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Course title: Language as an instrument of power: Verbal antisemitism
Participants: Undergraduate course 
View Syllabus Here

Dr. Harold V. Bennett
Rank: Professor
Department: Philosophy and Religion
Name of University: Morehouse College
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Course title: The “Other” in the Hebrew Bible and in African-American Social Ethics
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Professor Ansel Brown
Rank: Professor
Department: Political Science
Name of University: North Carolina Central University
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Course title: Contemporary International Issues and the Law
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Professor R. Amy Elman
Rank: Professor
Department: Political Science
Name of University: Kalamazoo College
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Course title: The Politics of Contemporary Antisemitism
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Professor Marlene Grossman
Rank: Professor
Department: Psychology
Name of University: Vanier College
Location: Montreal, Canada
Course title: Antisemitism and Extremism 
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Ira N. Forman
Rank: Distinguished Visiting Professor
Department: Center for Jewish Civilization
Name of University: Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Course title: Confronting Contemporary Antisemitism
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Holly R. Huffnagle
Department: Thinking Historically
Name of University: Westmont College
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Course title: The Politics of Prejudice: Religion, Israel, and U.S. Foreign Policy
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Dr. Valerie Ann Johnson
Rank: Professor
Department: Special Topics
Name of University: Bennett College
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Course title: Introduction to Critical Antisemitism Studies
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Dr. Naya Lekht
Rank: Visiting Professor
Department: Romance, German, and Russian Languages and Literature
Name of University: California State University, Long Beach
Location: Long Beach, California
Course title: Varieties of Antisemitism
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here

Professor Dan Rybicky
Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Cinema and Media Studies
Name of University: Columbia College Chicago
Location: Chicago, IL
Course title: Portrayals of Antisemitism in Film and Television
Participants: Undergraduate course
View Syllabus Here