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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2019 will run from December 26, 2018 to January 19, 2019, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2019. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an e-mail notice when this happens, please join our e-mail list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Courses

HIST 3662 Women, War, and Peace in Europe, 1900-1955

Course description

This course will examine the often-neglected role of women in the history of war and peace. We will use women’s writings–diaries, memoirs, letters, speeches, fictional accounts, and the like–to analyze world War I, World War II, and the Spanish Civil War from a female perspective. Through a thorough reading of British feminist Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth, Holocaust victim Etty Hillesum’s An Interrupted Life and Letters from Westerbork, and Italian Resistance activist Ada Gobetti’s Partisan Diary, we will explore the question of women’s autobiographical writing and its political, social, and cultural implications. We will also study other topics, such as women’s suffrage, motherhood and family, resistance to fascism, and the Holocaust.

Classes

HIST 3662 101-SEM Online course

Number:1027
Class dates:January 2-20, 2018
Days/times:online course
Credit:4
Grade:Graded
Instructor:Alano, J. (jma49)
Max. enroll:20
Restrictions:Taught as an online course only
To enroll:See the Enrollment and registration for more information about enrolling in Winter Session classes.
  This is an online course. Please review the online course FAQs.

Tuition and fees

See the Tuition and fees page for more information.

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