Courses Available - Winter 2017
POWER / KNOLWEDGE / GEOGRAPHY
GEOG 4415-001 (3) Tuesday 1-4PM
This course examines the power of geographical ideas in shaping social values and understandings. Seminars focus on analyzing spatial formations of various historical and contemporary topics such as colonialism, nationalism, warfare, popular culture, science, racism, surveillance, the body, genocide, the climate crisis, fundamentalism, etc. Students are asked to consider how ‘the production of space’ accompanies and influences the production of knowledge, revealing connections between geography and power.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor
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