Project Groups




Course Readings

Week 1:
Course Syllabus (Updated 2/19/13)

Week 2:
Dumper, Mick. “Jerusalem: Then and Now”

Week 3: 
Armstrong, Karen. Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths. Introduction and chapters 1-4
Armstrong, Karen. Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths. Chapters 5-7

Week 4:
Pressman, Jeremy. “A Brief History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict,”

Week 5:
Armstrong, Karen. Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths. Chapters 11-18

Week 6:
Tamari, Salim. "A Musician's Lot"
Tamari, Salim. "Lepers, Lunatics and Saints"
Tamari, Salim. "Isaq Shami and the Predicament of the Arab Jew in Palestine"
Issam, Nassar. “‘Biblification’ in the Service of Colonialism"

Week 7: 
Knowledge is the Beginning website: http://www.knowledge-is-the-beginning.com/
Barenboim-Said Foundation website: http://www.barenboimsaidusa.org/
Video regarding the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSqi8pBcTeA&feature=related 
Interview with Daniel Barenboim:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDJui5-zoeg&feature=fvsr.
Barenboim, Daniel and Said, Edward W., edited by Ara Guzelimian. Parallelsand Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society 

Week 8: 
Peteet, Julie. The Writing on the Walls: The Graffiti of the Intifada
Website related to Peteet's Article 
Noura Dabdoub, "Homeland Redefined: Spaces of National Belonging
Additional: Klein, Menachem. "Old and New Walls in Jerusalem."

Week 9:
Assigned Reading Tuesday:
-Channels of Rage
-Israeli Hip Hop - Background analysis:

-Links:  www.galeetdardashti.com and http://www.bac.org.il/piyut/eng.html
-Galeet Dardashti, "The Work of Her Hands"

Additional reading:
The Sabreen Center: http://www.sabreen.org/default.asp
The Jerusalem Music Center: http://www.jmc.co.il/thejmc.asp?cid=2
The Heartbeat Project: http://www.dosomething.org/project/heartbeat-jerusalem-the-palestinian-and-israeli-youth-music-project
Palestinian Rap: http://www.reverbnation.com/pojprinceofjerusalem
Israeli Rap: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/139888

Week 10: 
Amiry, Suad. Sharon and My Mother-on-Law: Ramallah Diaries. 
Chapter 7: "The Promised Gas Masks" (82-93)
Chapter 9: "A Dog's Life" (107-119)
Hasan-Rokem, Galit. "Not the Mother of All Cities"
Jerusalem Open House: http://jerusalemopenhouse.wordpress.com/;  http://joh.org.il/index.php/english
City of Borders: http://www.cityofborders.com/
Alqaws: http://www.alqaws.org/q/en/

Additional Readings:
Meir Ben Dov
Ch. 1
Ch. 2
Ch. 3
Ch. 4
Ch. 5
Ch. 6
Ch. 7
Ch. 8
Ch. 9
Ch. 10
Ch. 11
Ch. 12
Ch. 13
Ch. 14

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