SOC 760 - Power, History, and Social Change Research Seminar
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Colonialism and Empire: Theories, Research, and Debates
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing or Instructor permission.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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This is an interdisciplinary graduate seminar on empires, colonialism, and postcolonialism. The course is structured as a set of explorations of key theories, topics, and debates in the study of empires, colonies, and postcolonialism. The topics include: theories and histories of empire and colonialism; slavery and forced labor in relation to the empire; Nazi Germany and the United States as different forms of empire; cultures of empire (ideologies, exhibits, monuments, museums, and other remnants); and the study of colonial science and social science as a form of reflexivity. The course is structured in a multidisciplinary manner, drawing on work across the social sciences and humanities, since the study of empires and colonies spans the disciplines. Students in particular departments will still be able to focus on problematics specific to their own disciplines for their main paper.


SOC 760 - Power, History, and Social Change Research Seminar
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
W 4:00PM - 7:00PM

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