POL8304 Culture and World Politics
This course explores the interplay between culture and world politics. More specifically, how culture reflects world politics; and in what way world politics shapes culture. The major purpose of this course is to reveal the complex relationship between knowledge production and politics; to problematize the established narratives on world conflicts; and to sharpen students’ critical thinking ability. This course is writing and reading intensive with an emphasis on developing skills in critical thinking and scholarly argumentation and documentation.