Experiences of Conflict
The course reviews selected novels that deal with personal and collective experiences of conflict. It focuses on representations of how conflict is experienced. It gives students a practical understanding of the human dimension of selected major conflicts and explores possibilities for personal and social resistance to injustice and violence. Special attention is paid to questions of identity formation and moral choice in contexts of war and nationalism.
Format and Requirements
One two-hour lecture per week. Course requirements TBA.
POL208Y1 or POL208Y5 or (POLB80H3 and POLB81H3)