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    Vassar College
   
 
  Dec 10, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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INTL 106 - Perspectives in International Studies

Semester Offered: Fall and Spring
1 unit(s)


An introduction to the varied perspectives from which an interdependent world can be approached. Themes which the course may address are nationalism and the formation of national identity, state violence and war, immigration, religion, modernization, imperialism, colonialism and postcolonialism, indigenous groups, cultural relativism, and human rights. These themes are explored by examining the experiences of different geographic areas. This multidisciplinary course uses texts from the social sciences and the humanities. Paulina Bren, Jamie Kelly.

The particular themes and geographic areas selected, and the disciplinary approaches employed, vary with the faculty teaching the course.

This course is required for all International Studies majors. Sophomores and freshmen should take this course if they are interested in pursuing an International Studies major.



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