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Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide - JCTC6100

Year - 2020

Holocaust and genocide museums and memorials continue to grow in number and appeal. This unit tracks their evolution as a 'genre', the theoretical and political debates that have accompanied their development and their increasingly influential public and political roles. We examine both purpose-built institutions and those developed at former sites of mass murder, reflecting on how these 'sites of trauma' both shape our understanding of past events and contribute to contemporary debates concerned with genocide prevention and other related issues.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week, 1x3hr seminar/week

Assessment
1xcritical assessment (1500wds) (20%), 1x1000wd learning journal (20%), 1x3500wd Essay (50%), Seminar participation (10%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2a

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 11 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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