Spring 2024 Ethnicity and Race, Center for Study of UN3928 section 001

COLONIZATION/DECOLONIZATION

COLONIZATION/DECOLONIZATI

Call Number 13107
Day & Time
Location
W 10:10am-12:00pm
420 Hamilton Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Karl Jacoby
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: Open to CSER majors/concentrators only. Others may be allowed to register with the instructors permission. This course explores the centrality of colonialism in the making of the modern world, emphasizing cross-cultural and social contact, exchange, and relations of power; dynamics of conquest and resistance; and discourses of civilization, empire, freedom, nationalism, and human rights, from 1500 to 2000. Topics include pre-modern empires; European exploration, contact, and conquest in the new world; Atlantic-world slavery and emancipation; and European and Japanese colonialism in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The course ends with a section on decolonization and post-colonialism in the period after World War II. Intensive reading and discussion of primary documents.
Web Site Vergil
Department Ethnicity and Race, Center for
Enrollment 20 students (22 max) as of 6:06PM Monday, May 20, 2024
Subject Ethnicity and Race, Center for Study of
Number UN3928
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20241CSER3928W001