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IGST0250A-S14

Cross-Listed As:
PSCI0250A-S14

CRN: 22033

Intl Diplomacy & Mod. S. Asia

International Diplomacy and Modern South Asia
In this course we will examine current political and economic issues in the countries of South Asia - Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bhutan. We will first examine the background of the South Asian region in general (pre-colonial and colonial eras) and of South Asian countries after independence. We will look at specific interstate and intrastate issues, focusing on the combined quests for political stability and economic development. Students will look at topical issues from the perspective of an officer working in a U.S. Embassy or in a U.S. foreign policy agency. The course will combine rigorous academic understanding of the region with current policy issues. Readings will include both academic studies and contemporary policy/issues papers. This course is equivalent to PSCI 0250. 3 hrs. lect./disc.

IGST0404A-S14

Cross-Listed As:
GEOG0404A-S14 SOAN0404A-S14

CRN: 22337

GeoLabor and Youth

Global Geographies of Labor and Youth
In this seminar we will examine the relationship between the spatial organization of the global political economy and the lives of working people and youth. We will investigate a variety of industrial and agrarian contexts in North America, Latin America, South Africa, India, and China. We will place an emphasis on the problems posed by labor and capital mobility, and global production networks that impact worker organization and the lives of children and young people. Students must have advanced reading ability in a language other than English as they will be required to work with foreign language sources. This course is equivalent to SOAN 0404 and GEOG 0404. (Approval required) 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0434A-S14

Cross-Listed As:
PSCI0434A-S14

CRN: 22340

War and Consequences

War: Causes, Conduct, Consequences
Why do human beings organize themselves in armed groups to attack and kill other human beings? What is it like to experience war, both as a combatant and a non-combatant caught in its vortex? How has warfare evolved over time? Which legal or moral considerations affect how wars are fought? What are the mechanisms of war propaganda? What are the immediate and long-term consequences of war? What is the future of war? These are some of the questions we will try to answer. Readings include works by psychologists, political scientists, historians, philosophers, poets, fiction writers, dramatists, film-makers, and participants. This course is equivalent to PSCI 0434.

IGST0460A-S14

Cross-Listed As:
SOAN0460A-S14

CRN: 22034

Global Consumptions

Global Consumptions: Food, Eating, and Power in Comparative Perspective
Using interdisciplinary approaches, we will examine the practices and politics of food and eating in a range of regions. Food sustains not only bodies, but national, ethnic, and social identities as well. Notions of time and space, order and transgression, nature and culture have long affected what people eat and how they do it. How does eating, this most basic and universal of human practices, both reflect difference and create it? How are food systems, symbolic and “real,” linked to national and international politics: Finally, how are contemporary food practices influenced by “modernization” and “globalization”? We will consider these and other questions as they apply to Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America, and the United States in the second half of the twentieth century. This course is equivalent to SOAN 0460. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0500A-S14

CRN: 21976

EAS Independent Research

East Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0501A-S14

CRN: 21977

LAS Independent Project

Latin American Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0502A-S14

CRN: 21978

MES Independent Project

Middle East Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0502B-S14

CRN: 22606

MES Independent Project

Middle East Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0503A-S14

CRN: 21979

African Studies Ind. Project

African Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0503B-S14

CRN: 22571

African Studies Ind. Project

African Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0504A-S14

CRN: 21980

SAS Independent Project

South Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0505A-S14

CRN: 21981

EUS Independent Research

European Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0701A-S14

CRN: 21982

REES Senior Thesis

Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0701D-S14

CRN: 22522

REES Senior Thesis

Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0701E-S14

CRN: 22523

REES Senior Thesis

Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0701F-S14

CRN: 22537

REES Senior Thesis

Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702A-S14

CRN: 21983

EUS Senior Thesis

European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702D-S14

CRN: 22539

EUS Senior Thesis

European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703A-S14

CRN: 21984

LAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703B-S14

CRN: 22003

LAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704A-S14

CRN: 21985

EAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704B-S14

CRN: 22000

EAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704C-S14

CRN: 22540

EAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704D-S14

CRN: 23220

EAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705A-S14

CRN: 21986

African Studies Senior Thesis

African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705B-S14

CRN: 22535

African Studies Senior Thesis

African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0706A-S14

CRN: 21987

MES Senior Thesis

Middle East Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0707A-S14

CRN: 21988

SAS Senior Thesis

South Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)