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IGST0101A-F21

CRN: 91209

Intro to Intl & Global Studies
Introduction to International and Global Studies
This is the core course of the International and Global Studies major. It is an introduction to key international issues and problems that will likely feature prominently in their courses at Middlebury and study abroad. Issues covered will differ from year to year, but they may include war, globalization, immigration, racism, imperialism, nationalism, world organizations, non-governmental organizations, the European Union, the rise of East Asia, politics and society in Latin America, and anti-Americanism. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

IGST0101W-F21

CRN: 91210

Intro to Intl & Global Studies
Discussion
Introduction to International and Global Studies
This is the core course of the International and Global Studies major. It is an introduction to key international issues and problems that will likely feature prominently in their courses at Middlebury and study abroad. Issues covered will differ from year to year, but they may include war, globalization, immigration, racism, imperialism, nationalism, world organizations, non-governmental organizations, the European Union, the rise of East Asia, politics and society in Latin America, and anti-Americanism. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

IGST0101X-F21

CRN: 91211

Intro to Intl & Global Studies
Discussion
Introduction to International and Global Studies
This is the core course of the International and Global Studies major. It is an introduction to key international issues and problems that will likely feature prominently in their courses at Middlebury and study abroad. Issues covered will differ from year to year, but they may include war, globalization, immigration, racism, imperialism, nationalism, world organizations, non-governmental organizations, the European Union, the rise of East Asia, politics and society in Latin America, and anti-Americanism. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

IGST0101Y-F21

CRN: 91212

Intro to Intl & Global Studies
Discussion
Introduction to International and Global Studies
This is the core course of the International and Global Studies major. It is an introduction to key international issues and problems that will likely feature prominently in their courses at Middlebury and study abroad. Issues covered will differ from year to year, but they may include war, globalization, immigration, racism, imperialism, nationalism, world organizations, non-governmental organizations, the European Union, the rise of East Asia, politics and society in Latin America, and anti-Americanism. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

IGST0101Z-F21

CRN: 91213

Intro to Intl & Global Studies
Discussion
Introduction to International and Global Studies
This is the core course of the International and Global Studies major. It is an introduction to key international issues and problems that will likely feature prominently in their courses at Middlebury and study abroad. Issues covered will differ from year to year, but they may include war, globalization, immigration, racism, imperialism, nationalism, world organizations, non-governmental organizations, the European Union, the rise of East Asia, politics and society in Latin America, and anti-Americanism. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

IGST0373A-F21

Cross-Listed As:
ENAM0373A-F21 ENAM0373B-F21 IGST0373B-F21

CRN: 92860

Postcolonial Literature
Please register via ENAM 0373A
Postcolonial Literature and the City
In this course we will examine a number of novels from the 20th and 21st centuries that are about life in the city, taking a global and trans-national approach. We will explore formations of urban life alongside transformations in the novel as a genre. We will put these novels of city life in dialogue with critical theory—that is, theories of culture and society that have as their aim human emancipation (for example, Marxism, feminism, critical race studies, and postcolonial studies). The novels we read will reflect important literary movements such as realism, modernism, and postmodernism. (Not open to students who have taken ENAM 0447) (Diversity) (Rec)

IGST0373B-F21

Cross-Listed As:
ENAM0373A-F21 IGST0373A-F21 ENAM0373B-F21

CRN: 92863

Postcolonial Literature
Please register via ENAM 0373B
Postcolonial Literature and the City
In this course we will examine a number of novels from the 20th and 21st centuries that are about life in the city, taking a global and trans-national approach. We will explore formations of urban life alongside transformations in the novel as a genre. We will put these novels of city life in dialogue with critical theory—that is, theories of culture and society that have as their aim human emancipation (for example, Marxism, feminism, critical race studies, and postcolonial studies). The novels we read will reflect important literary movements such as realism, modernism, and postmodernism. (Not open to students who have taken ENAM 0447) (Diversity) (Rec)

IGST0427A-F21

Cross-Listed As:
PSCI0427A-F21

CRN: 91970

How Democracies Die
Please register via PSCI 0427A
How Democracies Die
After years of expansion since the end of the cold war, democracy now is in retreat. From young democracies in the developing world to bastions of liberal democracy in Western Europe and North America, democratic political systems are under mounting pressure. What are the fundamental features of this recession? What are the driving forces behind global democratic backsliding? Why do people support autocrats? In this course we will tackle these questions and discuss an array of factors that contribute to global democratic recession including the role of the political elite, failing institutions, eroding norms, and the role of ordinary people. In so doing we will delve deeper into economic and social causes of this decline. Our focus will span from global trends to individual cases such as Venezuela, Turkey, Hungary, India, the United States, and the Philippines. (Not open to students who have taken FYSE 1544) 3 hrs. Sem.

IGST0436A-F21

Cross-Listed As:
GEOG0436A-F21 IGST0436B-F21 GEOG0436B-F21

CRN: 92609

Terrorism
Terrorism
Terrorism has taken on new dimensions in an age dominated by technology and mass media. It has continued to cause carnage as terrorists around the globe continue to resist violently real or perceived oppression. In this course we will examine the breeding grounds for terrorist activities and interrogate the global connections behind local and national extremist/terrorist groups. We will explore ethno-national and religious terrorist groups from Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and probe white supremacist groups in the U.S. The aim of the course is to develop critical understanding of the phenomenon of terrorism, the local-global connections, and the challenges associated with terrorism in the 21st century. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0436B-F21

Cross-Listed As:
GEOG0436A-F21 IGST0436A-F21 GEOG0436B-F21

CRN: 92882

Terrorism
Terrorism
Terrorism has taken on new dimensions in an age dominated by technology and mass media. It has continued to cause carnage as terrorists around the globe continue to resist violently real or perceived oppression. In this course we will examine the breeding grounds for terrorist activities and interrogate the global connections behind local and national extremist/terrorist groups. We will explore ethno-national and religious terrorist groups from Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and probe white supremacist groups in the U.S. The aim of the course is to develop critical understanding of the phenomenon of terrorism, the local-global connections, and the challenges associated with terrorism in the 21st century. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0473A-F21

Cross-Listed As:
HIST0473A-F21 IGST0473B-F21 HIST0473B-F21

CRN: 92088

The 1940s
The 1940s
The 1940s saw enormous and often violent change: a global, destructive war; ongoing privation after the formal end of hostilities; the intensification of national liberation movements; the founding of the United Nations and the establishment of a new global economic order; the beginnings of the Cold War; new artistic expressions; and the reconfiguration of sexual and cultural mores. In this course we will begin with an overview of the global scale of the second world war and, using a comparative approach, focus on examples of individual suffering. We will then study the war’s effects in select countries around the world. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0473B-F21

Cross-Listed As:
IGST0473A-F21 HIST0473A-F21 HIST0473B-F21

CRN: 92884

The 1940s
The 1940s
The 1940s saw enormous and often violent change: a global, destructive war; ongoing privation after the formal end of hostilities; the intensification of national liberation movements; the founding of the United Nations and the establishment of a new global economic order; the beginnings of the Cold War; new artistic expressions; and the reconfiguration of sexual and cultural mores. In this course we will begin with an overview of the global scale of the second world war and, using a comparative approach, focus on examples of individual suffering. We will then study the war’s effects in select countries around the world. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0500A-F21

CRN: 91214

EAS Independent Research
East Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0500B-F21

CRN: 91527

EAS Independent Research
East Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0501A-F21

CRN: 91215

LAS Independent Project
Latin American Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0501B-F21

CRN: 91425

LAS Independent Project
Latin American Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0502A-F21

CRN: 91216

MES Independent Project
Middle East Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0503A-F21

CRN: 91217

African Studies Ind. Project
African Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0503B-F21

CRN: 91485

African Studies Ind. Project
African Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0503C-F21

CRN: 91531

African Studies Ind. Project
African Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0504A-F21

CRN: 91218

SAS Independent Project
South Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0505A-F21

CRN: 91219

EUS Independent Research
European Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0507B-F21

CRN: 91833

Global Security Stds. Ind Proj
Global Security Studies Independent Project
(Approval Only)

IGST0508B-F21

CRN: 92942

Glb Gndr&Sexuality Std Ind Prj
Global Gender and Sexuality Studies Independent Project
(Approval Only)

IGST0508C-F21

CRN: 92957

Glb Gndr&Sexuality Std Ind Prj
Global Gender and Sexuality Studies Independent Project
(Approval Only)

IGST0700A-F21

CRN: 91220

Senior Work
Senior Work
(Approval Required)

IGST0700B-F21

CRN: 91600

Senior Work
Senior Work
(Approval Required)

IGST0700C-F21

CRN: 91829

Senior Work
Senior Work
(Approval Required)

IGST0701A-F21

CRN: 91221

REES Senior Thesis
Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702A-F21

CRN: 91222

EUS Senior Thesis
European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702B-F21

CRN: 91403

EUS Senior Thesis
European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702C-F21

CRN: 91584

EUS Senior Thesis
European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703A-F21

CRN: 91223

LAS Senior Thesis
Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703B-F21

CRN: 91302

LAS Senior Thesis
Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703C-F21

CRN: 91765

LAS Senior Thesis
Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703D-F21

CRN: 92101

LAS Senior Thesis
Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704A-F21

CRN: 91224

EAS Senior Thesis
East Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704B-F21

CRN: 91404

EAS Senior Thesis
East Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704C-F21

CRN: 91405

EAS Senior Thesis
East Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704D-F21

CRN: 91585

EAS Senior Thesis
East Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704E-F21

CRN: 91586

EAS Senior Thesis
East Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704F-F21

CRN: 91590

EAS Senior Thesis
East Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705A-F21

CRN: 91225

African Studies Senior Thesis
African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705B-F21

CRN: 91300

African Studies Senior Thesis
African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705C-F21

CRN: 91301

African Studies Senior Thesis
African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705D-F21

CRN: 91303

African Studies Senior Thesis
African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0706A-F21

CRN: 91226

MES Senior Thesis
Middle East Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0706B-F21

CRN: 91402

MES Senior Thesis
Middle East Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0707A-F21

CRN: 91227

SAS Senior Thesis
South Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0707B-F21

CRN: 91525

SAS Senior Thesis
South Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0707C-F21

CRN: 91582

SAS Senior Thesis
South Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0707D-F21

CRN: 91589

SAS Senior Thesis
South Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0708B-F21

CRN: 92386

Global Security Stds SnrThesis
Global Security Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Only)

IGST0708C-F21

CRN: 92941

Global Security Stds SnrThesis
Global Security Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Only)

IGST0709B-F21

CRN: 92943

Glbl Migrtn&Diasp Std Snr Ths
Global Migration and Diaspora Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Only)

IGST0710B-F21

CRN: 92956

Glbl Gender&Sexuality Snr Thes
Global Gender and Sexuality Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Only)

IGST2389A-F21

CRN: 92917

Wom Prisoners Stalin Lbr Camps
Women prisoners in Stalin's labor camps - from lawlessness to rehabilitation: based on E.S. Ginzburg's memoires
The course is based on E.S. Ginzburg’s memoir “Into the Whirlwind”. The unique feature of this source is that it gives a detailed description of each trial a common USSR citizen would have to undergo in the 1930s – early 1950s once they had been suspected of committing a political crime. Written by a woman, whose fate was much harder than that of male prisoners, it also gives particular attention to the problem of deprivation of the right to have a family and parent your children in the totalitarian Soviet State.

IGST2415A-F21

CRN: 92921

South America in Turmoil
South America in turmoil: The quest for democratic stability and representation in the Region
This seminar highlights the social and institutional challenges that the region faces. First, we will discuss the evolving political and ideological landscape of the last thirty years as well as recent social unrest and protests across the continent. Second, we will review the relevant theories explaining voters’ attitudes and preferences, and how representation and demands are structured by political actors. Third, we will study the underpinnings of democratic consolidation and the risks of authoritarian temptations. Finally, we will center on social evolution, new forms of political participation, and the conflicts that may arise from competing views, discrimination, or unfulfilled representation.