Created by:  University of California, Santa Cruz

  • Murray Baumgarten

    Taught by:  Murray Baumgarten, Distinguished Professor of English & Comparative Literature

    Literature

  • Peter Kenez

    Taught by:  Peter Kenez, Professor Emeritus

    History
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English
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 114 ratings

Absolutely adored this class and the instructors!! So much valuable information and first-hand experience, delightfully delivered in these special lectures.

This course really helped me to understand more about the Holocaust. I found the professors really engaging and really seemed to know what they were talking about. The peer review assignments were very good. Thank you so much, Coursera!

Took this course for job purposes. It is great for everyone, although I believe that people with some background in comparative literature will benefit from it the most,

Sensitive and erudite double-handed presentation by the two profs. Informative - it is of course meant to be educational.

From separate perspectives of literature and history they maintain an engaging tension that avoids personalisation whilst being clear that personal it really is.

I really could do with them supervising me as Phd student (an elderly on). I would sit happily at their feet.