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Document Type

Course Change

Publication Date

Fall 2008

Abstract

KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008-2009 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM NOTE: Please review the Senate Curriculum Committee Guidelines for instructions on completing proposal form. (refer to pages 4 - 5 for proposal details) DATE OF SUBMISSION: 30 September 2008 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Holocaust Studies, Paul Vincent, pvincent@keene.edu English, William Stroup, wstroup@keene.edu PROPOSAL SPONSORS: Helen Frink, 8-2956, hfrink@keene.edu Nona Fienberg, 8-2772, nfienber@keene.edu PROPOSED ACTION: Underline or boldface proposed changes. Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: Include both cross-listed courses in ISP program CURRENT COURSE NUMBER, TITLE and DESCRIPTION: IHENG 252/HOLO 251 Literature of the Holocaust Examines the culture of European Jews before the Holocaust and the literature that explores the destruction of that culture in World War II. Uses texts by such authors as Ida Fink, Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, Nelly Sachs, and Jurek Becker. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Spring PROPOSED COURSE NUMBER and/or TITLE: Abbreviated Course Title, if necessary: IHENG 251/IHHGS 251 Literature of the Holocaust PROPOSED COURSE DESCRIPTION: IHENG 251Examines the culture of European Jews before the Holocaust and literature that reflects the destruction of that culture in World War II. Includes texts by such authors as Ida Fink, Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, Nelly Sachs, Imre Kertesz, and Jurek Becker. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Cross-listed as IHHGS 251. Spring. IHHGS 251Examines the culture of European Jews before the Holocaust and literature that reflects the destruction of that culture in World War II. Includes texts by such authors as Ida Fink, Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, Nelly Sachs, Imre Kertesz, and Jurek Becker. Prerequisite: ITW 101. Cross-listed as IHENG 251. Spring. IHHGS 251/IHENG 251 Updated 18 April 2008 2 LEARNING OUTCOMES: Humanities Perspectives Outcomes: • understand and interpret diverse evidence about past societies and cultures. • analyze a creative text within its cultural, aesthetic, historical, and intellectual contexts. • identify the values and concerns expressed in creative works. Integrative Outcomes: Diversity Students will be able to: • recognize how differences shape approaches to identity, knowledge, and power. • apply diverse perspectives and experiences to develop disciplinary arguments. Ethics Students will be able to: • identify the ethical issues within a discipline. Skills Outcomes in Reading, Writing, Critical Dialogue, and Information Literacy will apply to this course. RATIONALE: The course number as listed by the English Department is being changed to correspond to the same offering in the proposed Holocaust and Genocide Studies program. The prefix is also being changed, again to correspond to the new prefix adopted by the Holocaust and Genocide Studies program. The description has been slightly altered to accurately reflect which authors may be included in class readings (i.e. 2004 Nobel Prize winner Imre Kertesz.). RESOURCES: Resources of the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies are adequate to support the continued teaching of this course. COSPONSORSHIP VOTES: English Department: Date: _30 September 2008____ For:____12_________ Against: _____0___________ Abstain:___1________ Absent:_____1____________ Holocaust Studies: Date 12 September 08 For:_____8_______ Against:____0______ Abstain:____0____ Absent:______0____

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Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

IH HGS 251 and IH ENG 251

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