PoliticsPOLI 109 Orientalism

Studies Orientalism as a concept of political theory and as a historical practice. Considers how Western views of the peoples, cultures, and governments of 'the East influenced political, intellectual, and aesthetic projects of the 18th and 19th centuries, with attention to the themes of colonialism, nationalism, language, and gender. Also considers Orientalism as a subject of post-colonial thought.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): POLI 105A, or POLI 105B, or POLI 105C, or POLI 105D; or by permission of instructor. Enrollment is restricted to politics majors.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

Megan Thomas