The Ghetto: From Venice to Harlem

Term: 

Spring 2018

Req: 

HASS-S

Level: 

Seminar

Provides an in-depth look at a modern institution of oppression: the ghetto. Uses literature to examine ghettoization over time and across a wide geographical area, from Jews in Medieval Europe to African-Americans and Latinos in the 20th-century United States. Also explores segregation and poverty in the urban "Third World."

Doyers Street, Chinatown, New York City