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Fall 2017 Ethnicity and Race, Center for Study of UN3928 section 001

Call Number 17636
Day & Time
T 2:10pm-4:00pm
420 Hamilton Hall
Points 4
Approvals Required None
Instructor Natasha J Lightfoot
Course Description Prerequisites: Open to CSER majors/concentrators only. Others may be allowed to register with the instructor's 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.
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Department Ethnicity and Race, Center for
Enrollment 19 students (22 max) as of 7:46PM Sunday, December 17, 2017
Subject Ethnicity and Race, Center for Study of
Number UN3928
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20173CSER3928W001

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