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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 999
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 30
    Instructional Method: Enhanced remoteWaitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Class M W F 9:20 AM-10:10 AM

    An overview of economic development theory and practice since the 1950s. Why have global economic inequalities widened? What economic policies have been implemented in the developing countries of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East in search of economic development, what theories underlie these policies, and what have been the consequences for economic welfare in these regions? Topics include trade policy (protectionism versus free trade), financial policy, industrial development strategies, formal and informal sector employment, women in development, international financial issues (lending, balance of payments deficits, the debt and financial crises), structural adjustment policies and the increasing globalization of production and finance. Prerequisites: ECO 150 and ECO 153. {S}
    Linked Course: No
    Enforced Prereq(s): ECO 150 AND ECO 153
    GSD Crosslist, SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 12
    Course Type: SeminarSection Enrollment: 10
    Instructional Method: Enhanced remoteWaitlist Count: 0
    Approval: Instructor Permission ReqReserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Class T 1:40 PM-4:30 PM

    Westudy key texts in the diverse tradition of 20th- and 21st-century South Asian literature in English, from the early poet Sarojini Naidu to internationally acclaimed contemporary global and diasporic writers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal. Topics include: the postcolonial fashioning of identities; Independence and Partition; women’s interventions in nationalist discourses; the crafting of new English idioms; choices of genre and form; the challenges of historiography, trauma, memory; diaspora and the (re)making of “home;” life post-9/11 Islamophobia. Writers include: Anand, Narayan, Manto, Rushdie, Attia Hosain, Arundhati Roy, Jhumpa Lahiri, Kiran Desai, Naqvi, Adiga, Upadhyay. Supplementary readings on postcolonial theory and criticism. By permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to 12. {L}
    Linked Course: NoRestriction(s): Not open to first-years and sophomores
    SAS Crosslist, SWG Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 40
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 11
    Instructional Method: RemoteWaitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Remote Instruction M W 3:15 PM-4:30 PM / REMOTE

    An introduction to major developments and interactions among people in Europe and Asia before modernity. The Silk Roads, long distance networks that allowed people, goods, technology, religious beliefs and other ideas to travel between China, India and Rome/Mediterranean, and the many points in between, developed against the backdrop of the rise and fall of steppe nomadic empires in Inner Asia. We examine these as interrelated phenomena that shaped Eurasian encounters to the rise of the world-conquering Mongols and the journey of Marco Polo. Topics include: horses, Silk and Steppe routes, Scythians and Huns, Han China and Rome, Byzantium, Buddhism, Christianity and other universal religions, Arabs and the rise of Islam, Turks, Mongol Empire, and medieval European trade, geography and travel. {H}
    Linked Course: No
    ANS Crosslist, ARC Crosslist, RES Crosslist, SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 999
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 71
    Instructional Method: RemoteWaitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Remote Instruction T Th 3:15 PM-4:30 PM / REMOTE

    Same as REL 108. This course asks the big question, “What is the Meaning of Life?” and explores a range of answers offered by philosophers and religious thinkers from a host of different traditions in different eras of human history. We explore a variety of forms of philosophical and religious thinking and consider the ways in which philosophical and religious thinking can be directly relevant to our own lives. {H}{L}
    Linked Course: No
    BUS Crosslist, REL Crosslist, SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 999
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 17
    Instructional Method: RemoteWaitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Remote Instruction T Th 3:15 PM-4:30 PM / REMOTE

    Same as PHI 108. This course asks the big question, “What is the Meaning of Life?” and explores a range of answers offered by philosophers and religious thinkers from a host of different traditions in different eras of human history. We explore a variety of forms of philosophical and religious thinking and the ways that they can be directly relevant to our lives. {H}{L}
    Linked Course: No
    BUS Crosslist, PHI Crosslist, SAS Crosslist
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  • Credits: 4Max Enrollment: 35
    Course Type: LectureSection Enrollment: 32
    Instructional Method: RemoteWaitlist Count: 0
    Reserved Seats: No
    Time/Location: Remote Instruction T Th 1:40 PM-2:55 PM / REMOTE

    This course engages with the various dimensions of globalization through the lens of gender, race and class relations. We study how gender and race intersect in global manufacturing and supply chains as well as in the transnational politics of representation and access in global media, culture, consumption, fashion, food, water, war and dissenting voices. Prerequisite: SOC 101. Enrollment limited to 35. {S}
    Linked Course: No
    Enforced Prereq(s): SOC 101
    SAS Crosslist, SWG Crosslist
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