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2020-2021 Catalog

A&S 316 Global Colonialism

Colonialism, imperialism, empire, noecolonialism: these systems of dominion shape social, economic, intellectual, and political life worldwide, and are both constitutive of and a lasting concern for cultural anthropology. In this course, we consider motivations for and consequences of different forms of colonial rule and colonial forms of knowledge. We then turn to settler colonialism, a form that has proven remarkably persistent, focusing on its manifestations in Australia, Canada, and the United States. [W]


A&S 102 or 103