History 490S (101) Seminar for History Majors: Canada and the Holocaust

Instructor(s)

Term

1

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credits

3

Description

In 2018W, the topic for HIST 490S is Canada and the Holocaust, 1933-2018. We will examine Canadian government policies and public attitudes towards Jews during the Holocaust and in the immediate postwar period, as well as the encounters in "Europe of Canadian soldiers and social workers with survivors. We will also study the variety of forms of commemoration within the Jewish community and in Canadian public institutions.