ANTHR 6612

ANTHR 6612

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This course will investigate the social and political histories of Afghanistan from the late 19th century through the present day. Drawing from religious treatises, intellectual histories, ethnographies, literature, and film we will examine historical events and cultural developments from a diverse set of theoretical approaches.  Topics will include colonialism and its legacies, the experiences of minoritized groups, alternative forms of nationalism, Afghan religious discourses, the role of Marxism and Islamic socialism, gender and politics, the war on terror, and more. Ultimately, it is the objective of the course to explore the diverse cultural, political, and material worlds that have shaped collective life in Afghanistan in the 20th and 21st centuries.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3612NES 3612NES 6612

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19864 ANTHR 6612   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person