Goucher College 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jun 16, 2024  
Goucher College 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

HIS 237 - Holocaust Testimonies: History and Memory (3 Cr.)

(JS 259 /GER 259 ) (LER-TXT)
This course focuses on the history of the Holocaust through personal testimonies. It considers the challenges of documenting the Holocaust in a period of declining numbers of Holocaust survivors. Central to this course is the examination of interviews that Goucher students conducted with local Holocaust survivors. Other sources used in this course include other Oral History video collections, letters, diaries, and artistic representations. In addition to these primary sources the course explores recent scholarly works on the topics of testimonies, trauma and memory. Fall semester. Larkey.