POL329H1: Experiences of Conflict

Hours: 
24L

The course reviews selected novels that deal with personal and collective experiences of conflict. It focuses on representations of how conflict is experienced. It gives students a practical understanding of the human dimension of selected major conflicts and explores possibilities for personal and social resistance to injustice and violence. Special attention is paid to questions of identity formation and moral choice in contexts of war and nationalism.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

POL493H1 (taken in 2014-2015, 2015-2016)

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)