INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
Winter 2017, Section 010 - Women&War: Contemporary and Historical Perspective
Instruction Mode: Section 010 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Enforced Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
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Description

War is not a gender-neutral space. Wartime actors are marked by their gender and gender itself is re-imagined in the context of war. This course explores how narratives of gender difference, state power, and militarism overlap, disquiet, and mutually reinforce each other. Particular attention will be paid to several theoretical explorations: women as the bearers of culture, feminist critiques of war, refugee crises in which the camp is an alternative to the home, how masculinity is redefined during wartime, narratives that deploy the assumption of violent conflict as the “natural" or default mode of human interaction as compared to narratives that turn on the assumption of peace as the "natural" or default mode, and how wartime conditions can advance or limit claims about gender equality and gender justice. We will combine a more theoretical analysis with some current debates: women in combat in the U.S. military, rape in the U.S. military, rape as a crime of war, and the history of women in the peace movement.

This course is in the Political Theory Subfield.

Course Requirements:

This class is a seminar. Preparing for seminar by completing the readings before class will be absolutely required. Failure to contribute informed comments to the class discussion will lower your final grade. Students will take short reading quizzes and produce several analytic essays based on close reading of the required texts. This material can be difficult and emotional so you should consider if this class is a good fit for you at this time.

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Class Format:

Seminar

Schedule

INTLSTD 401 - International Studies Advanced Seminar
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
19071
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13LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
21327
Closed
0
7LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
21328
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9
13LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (SEM)
 In Person
27529
Open
5
8LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (SEM)
 In Person
29632
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16
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
30364
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6
 
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MW 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Note: This class will meet together with STS 499.
007 (SEM)
 In Person
30649
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2
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
30650
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15
2LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
009 (SEM)
 In Person
30651
Open
2
7LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
30652
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0
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
011 (SEM)
 In Person
30653
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0
3LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
012 (SEM)
 In Person
31593
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9LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
013 (SEM)
 In Person
31594
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7
 
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