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CHID 485 A: Comparative Colonialism

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SLN: 
12304
Joint Sections: 
HSTCMP 485 A
Instructor:
Vicente Rafael

Syllabus Description:

PRINTABLE SYLLABUS & COURSE SCHEDULE

Welcome to HSTCMP 485 Comparative Colonialism. Here is some basic information about this course, click on the Syllabus and Course Schedule PDF links to download detail information about this course such as grading, expectations, major assignments, due dates, and more. 

Instructor:   Vicente (Vince) Rafael
Email:  vrafael at uw.edu
Office hours:  By appointment. Please email to set up a time.
Number of Credits:    5 credits
Required Textbook: 
  1. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ed., The Classic Slave Narratives, New American Library, 1987.
  2. Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origins and Spread of Nationalism, Verso, 1991. 
Film Rental: 
  • King Kong 1933 version
  • The Women Outside: the US Military and Prostitution in Korea
  • The Invisible War (dir. By Kirby Dick) 
  • Twelve Years of Slave (optional)
  • Private Warriors
Grading: 
  • One quiz, (10% of your grade)
  • One assignment (20% of your grade)
  • A mid-term exam (30%)
  • A final exam (30%)
  • Seven discussion forums (10%)

 

  1. Download Syllabus as a printable PDF document


LIVE COURSE SCHEDULE 

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Catalog Description: 
Explores the historic roots and practices of colonialism throughout the world, focusing on the roles of nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and imperial domination. Treats colonialism as a world event whose effects continue to be felt and whose power needs to be addressed. Offered: jointly with HSTCMP 485.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
February 8, 2021 - 11:24am
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