POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Fall 2019, Section 004 - Post Colonial Political Theory
Instruction Mode: Section 004 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science

Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

What remains of decolonization today as a political project and intellectual intervention into a world that empires made? This interdisciplinary course explores the postcolonial and decolonial turn(s) in the humanities and political theory. Beginning with the anti-colonial intellectual traditions that sought to forge a post-imperial world, we trace how post-, de-colonial, and anti-colonial theories have theorized key concepts like state, nation, culture, land, subjectivity, and the body.

Readings include: Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Mahatma Gandhi, Kwame Nkrumah, Gayatri Spivak, Edward Said, Robert J.C. Young, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Homi Bhabha, Arturo Escobar, Chandra Mohanty, Gurmindar Bhambra, Saba Mahmood.

Course Requirements:

Weekly reading and final paper

Schedule

POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
23956
Open
14
14Graduate Standing
-
M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
23203
Closed
0
4Graduate Standing
-
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
24963
Open
2
2Graduate Standing
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (SEM)
 In Person
29766
Open
3
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Note: This course will be titled "Political Psychology".
005 (SEM)
 In Person
26515
Open
7
7Graduate Standing
-
Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
27093
Open
6
7Graduate Standing
-
Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (SEM)
 In Person
35094
Open
20
14Graduate Standing
-
WF 10:30AM - 12:00PM

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