Holocaust and Genocide Studies

West Chester University

409 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Call: (610) 436-2972
Email: jfriedman@wcupa.edu


Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Class & Event Schedule

Fall 2015 Courses in the MA and Holocaust and Genocide Studies




HIS 331 The Holocaust

Dr. Jonathan Friedman 

T 7:15-10:00 pm

HIS 409  Holocaust in German Literature and Film

Dr. Joseph Moser

MW 4:25-5:40 pm

PHI 411 The Philosophy of War

Dr. Rebecca Subar

W 4:25-7:10 pm

HIS 545 The Holocaust

Dr. Jonathan Friedman

Th 7:15-10:00pm

HIS 509 Middle East and the West

Dr. Elizabeth Urban

Th 5:50-8:35 pm

HIS 500 Methods of Masters Research

Dr. Charles Hardy

M 7:15-10:00 pm

Winter 2015 Courses for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Course Instructor Time
CRJ 565  Victimology: Theory, Research and Practice Dr. Mary Brewster          On Line

Spring 2015 Courses for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Undergraduate Minor in Holocaust Studies (History Courses)

Course Instructor Time
HIS 331 20th Century Europe Dr. Jonathan Friedman  TTh 4:25-5:40 pm
HIS 397 Race, Gender, Class in Film

Dr. Jonathan Friedman

T 7:15-10:00 pm

HIS 400 Seminar: Experience of World War II Dr. Lisa Kirschenbaum MWF 2:00-2:50 pm
HIS 400 Seminar: Exclusion and Persecution

Dr. Eric Fournier

TTh 4:25-5:40 pm
HIS 434 19th Century Europe Dr. Jonathan Friedman Th 7:15-10:00 pm
LAN 312 What is Empathy Dr. Margarete Landwehr

W 4:25-7:10 pm

Graduate Certificate and Master of Arts Degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Course Instructor Time
CRJ 505 Criminological Theory  Dr. Shannon Grugan Th 7:15-10:00 pm
HIS 523 History of Germany  Dr. Brenda Gaydosh

W 7:15-10:00 pm

HIS 520 Racism, Bigotry, Prejudice

Dr. LaTonya Thames-Taylor 

Th 5:50-8:30 pm

PSY 509 Advanced Social Psychology  Dr. Jasmin Tahmaseb-McConatha  M 4:25-7:10 pm
PSY 540 Multicultural Psychology Dr. Angela Clarke T 4:25-7:10 pm


Future Holocaust and Genocide Studies Events

Events for 2014-2015

  • September 10, 2014

    Lecture by Dr. Robert Miller, Associate Professor of Bible at Catholic University, on recent trends in ancient Israelite archaeology, Main Hall 168, 7:30 pm

  • October 22, 2014

    Film Screening, The Last Days, on the Holocaust in Hungary, Main Hall 168, 7:30 pm

  • November 12, 2014

    Lecture by Dr. Ingrid Bianca Byerly, Senior Lecturing Fellow in Anthropology at Duke University, on music and social protest, Main Hall 168, 7:30 pm

  • April 15, 2015

    Holocaust Remembrance Day Program, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, Sykes 005, 7:00 pm

  • July 2015

    Field Studies to Armenia and Turkey. Graduate and undergraduate students will have the opportunity to learn about the Armenian genocide and to participate in the International Conference of Genocide Scholars in Yerevan, Armenia. Contact Dr. Brenda Gaydosh for information, bgaydosh@wcupa.edu.

  • August 2015

    Field Studies to Los Angeles. Undergraduate students will have the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the gay and Jewish communities of Los Angeles, visiting numerous museums--including the ONE National Museum of Gay History and Culture, the Skirball Museum of Jewish History, the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance, and the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Contact Dr. Jonathan Friedman for information, jfriedman@wcupa.edu.