CAAS 104 - First Year Humanities Seminar
Section: 003 Transnational Human Rights Formations
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Course Note:
This seminar introduces first-year students to the intellectual community of humanities scholars working in the field of Afroamerican and African studies. The topic of the seminar varies from year to year.
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
(Cross-Area Courses). May not be included in a concentration plan.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores international human rights theory and practice through a consideration of three key concepts: Transnationalism, Ethnic Nationalism and Human Rights. Each of the concepts will be considered in depth and linked to the emerging field of transnational organizing and the growing interest in Nongovernmental organizations in shaping local and global practices.

CAAS 104 - First Year Humanities Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
31641
Open
5
17Y1
 
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (SEM)
P
45060
Closed
0
5Y1
 
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
48838
Closed
0
17Y1
 
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0521717795
Fictions of justice : the ICC and the challenge of legal pluralism in Sub-Saharan Africa, Author: Kamari Maxine Clarke., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009
Required
ISBN: 081223653X
Human rights : a political and cultural critique, Author: Makua Mutua, Publisher: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2002
Required
ISBN: 0691102805
When victims become killers : colonialism, nativism, and the genocide in Rwanda, Author: Mahmood Mamdani., Publisher: Princeton University Press 3rd printi 2002
Required
ISBN: 0226520749
Human rights and gender violence translating international law into local justice, Author: Sally Engle Merry, Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Press [Nachdr.] 2006
Required
ISBN: 0393003787
The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies, Author: by Marcel Mauss ; translated by Ian Cunnison ; with an introduction by E.E. Evans-Pritchard., Publisher: Norton 1967
Required
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