A comparative exploration of nationalism, ethnic conflict and identity-based politics in various parts of the world. Students learn about different theoretical approaches through historical and contemporary case studies of the relationship between identity and politics. A discussion of relevant films and literary texts supplements the course readings. Recommended prior: POLISCI 111 or 121 or equivalent.
Nationalism, Ethnicity and Identity in Politics
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Thursday, December 29, 2016