War, Culture and Conflict
Hours per week:
- Lecture/Discussion: 2
- Tutorial/Seminar: 1
Provides an overview to the existence of war, conflict and organized violence in our world. Special attention is given to the shape and meaning of war in our time, the cultural contexts of violence, and how war intersects with the global political order and contemporary theories of war. Students explore the manner in which cultural ideas shape the representations and experiences of war at the intersections of race, gender, class and sexuality.
Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision March 20, 2017: GS231 Description and prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2017.