Graduate Liberal Studies Program

Course Description

GLS 534: Culture Wars and the Origin of Difference

Instructor: Patricia Lerch

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Note: This course is under revision by the instructor.

Intensive study of significant themes in the literature on the encounter of European peoples with the Third World. Interdisciplinary and anthropological readings focus on explanations for the origin of cultural differences, the dynamics of the colonial encounter, the contemporary clash of cultures, and multiculturalism.

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Last Update: February 7, 2017