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CCS300: United States: Tradition and Diversity in Jewish American Culture
Chicago, United States; Milwaukee, United States (Carroll Courses Program)
Program Terms: Fall
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Fact Sheet:
Total CCE Cost: 700 Deposit Amount: 250.00
Program Description:
Tradition and Diversity in Jewish American Culture
The course explores the rich traditions and diversity of the Upper Midwest’s Jewish communities. By participating in cultural events, religious celebrations, cross-generational discussions, and community events, students will learn how Jewish-Americans in Milwaukee and Greater Chicago retain unique cultural identities while also engaging broader social and political issues across the region. This is not primarily a service CCE.

This semester long course mixes classroom readings and discussion with visits to local congregations, visiting speakers, a weekend homestay with a celebration of Purim and/or Passover, and the opportunity to interview members of Jewish communities in Milwaukee or Chicago. Students in the course will travel to Skokie, Deerfield & Chicago to visit museums and Jewish temples.
Instructor:  Kimberly Redding, Professor of History
Locations:  Waukesha, Milwaukee and Chicago
Course meetings:  On-campus classes will meet Friday afternoons, 2:45-5:45PM & often into the evenings (w/ field trips) & Several Saturdays will be required. 
Travel dates: Fall 2018 Field trips throughout the semester and 3-4 days (Fall Break) in the Chicago area.
Cost:  $700.00


Students requesting accommodations for their CCE should contact The Office for Students with Disabilities at the Walter Young Center by calling 262-524-7335 to set up an appointment with Marty Bledsoe.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/09/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.