8.0477 NYU in Cracow Application Deadline Extended (1/36)

Tue, 25 Apr 1995 00:25:34 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 8, No. 0477. Tuesday, 25 Apr 1995.

Date: Mon, 24 Apr 1995 15:26:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: krshnbtt <krshnbtt@acf2.NYU.EDU>
Subject: Please post: NYU in Cracow, application deadline extended (fwd)


NYU in Cracow is a 5 week summer program on The Modern History and
Experience of Jews in Eastern Europe, organized in conjunction with the
Jagiellonian University (founded in 1364). Both undergraduate and
graduate students can choose from a selection of courses that include
Introduction to Yiddish Folklore and Ethnography (taught by Barbara
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett), East European Government and Politics (Jan Gross),
Modern History of East European Jewry (David Engel and Stephen
Zipperstein), The Holocaust:Destruction of European Jewry (Christopher
Browning), Yiddish Literary Landscapes (David Roskies), History of Jews in
Poland (Piotr Wrobel), and language courses in Yiddish and Polish,

The program runs from July 3 to August 4, 1995. Four weeks are
spent in Cracow and there is a one week study tour of Jewish Galicia.
Students take two courses for 8 points of undergraduate or graduate
credit. They will be housed in the modern dormitories provided by the
Jagiellonian University, Classes will be held in a beautifully renovated
nineteenth-century prayer house in the old Jewish quarter of Cracow.
Special excursions to the ancient Wieliczka salt mine (a UNESCO designated
cultural treasure) and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp have been

An open house for prospective students will be held on Monday May 8,
1995 at 6 Washington Square North, Room 101, at 5:00 pm. To request a
brochure or RSVP for the Open house call 212 998-8175.

For further information, please contact:
Jonathan Lipman, 6 Washington Square North
212-998-8018 * lipmanj@acfcluster.nyu.edu