Nation & Nationalism
Knowledge-Values Courses: History II: Modern World
In examining the histories of nation and nationalism across time and space, this course challenges students to question attributes of immutability, naturalness, and eternity assigned to culture, religion, gender, state, and law. Using nationalism as an the analytical lens, students interrogate modernity, westernization, and globalization since 1700. The course explores looks layered and contested nature of our collective human pasts to unpack the roots of many contemporary global conflicts through a broad inter-disciplinary framework.