Representations of Jews and Jewishness in Opera



Interdisciplinary approach to the ways in which opera scores, libretti, stage productions, and reception represent Jewishness, using multiple critical lenses (exoticism, Jewish difference, antisemitism) and methodological approaches (cultural history, genre, reception, performance studies). Repertoire since the eighteenth century with emphasis on works since 1900.


Prerequisite: DTS200Y1 or equivalent, or CJS200H1 or CJS201H1 and a minimum of 15 FCEs
Recommended Preparation: Students should be in their final academic year of study. Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities or Social Science course

Breadth Requirement: Society and its Institutions (3)



Area of Interest:

  • Jewish Cultures, Languages, and Literatures


Day/Time Instructors Location
T10-12 Joy Calico Contact Music Dept.