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ENLSĀ 229. Jewish American Comedy: Stage, Screen, Stand-up. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
We track the evolution of Jewish American comedy as a performance art from the early 20th century through the present, examining drama, film, and stand-up. Comedy is an important component of the Jewish American experience, and our course focuses particularly on questions of cultural assimilation and ethnic authenticity.