Fall/Winter Timetable

POL493H1S L0101

Topics in Politics I

Experiences of Conflict

Themes

The course reviews selected novels that deal with personal and collective experiences of conflict. It focuses on representations of how conflict is experienced by persons who live through them. 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.

Texts

TBA

Format and Requirements

One two-hour seminar per week. Course requirements TBA.

Prerequisites

3 POL credits: minimum 14 credits