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Courses - Spring 2016
JWST
Jewish Studies Department Site
JWST219O
Special Topics in Jewish Studies; Jewish Languages in America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVCC
Also offered as HEBR298O. Credit granted for JWST219O or HEBR298O.

Students will explore the history and current use of a variety of languages and dialects in the American Jewish community. They will analyze how language affects identity and the relationships to the majority group, as well as within the cultural group.