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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Mark Baker


Previously coded JWC3050


Through an exposure to a wide variety of literary and non- literary texts which focus on Jewish writing and cultural trends, comprehensive critical sources, international scholars, individualized guidence and regular supervision, students will be able to achieve a scholarly approach to the themes marked by the sharpening of literary and analytical skills necessary in successful research.


Students successfully completing this subject should have developed an understanding of:

  1. Advanced research methods with a focus on Jewish literary and non-literary texts;
  2. Jewish writing and cultural trends within their social, cultural and political environment;
  3. A comprehensive understanding of critical sources of literary and non-literary Jewish writing.


Written work: 90%
Class participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Mark Baker

Contact hours

3 hours (One 3-hour seminar) per week; or two week intensive (One 3-hour seminar) per day in winter or summer.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Jewish civilisation


JWC3010 and JWC3020 or equivalent