COMPSTD 5189S: Comparative Studies Field School

Comparative Studies

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Cassie Rosita Patterson
Terms offered: Spring

Description:

Itroduction to ethnographic field methods (participant-observation, writing field notes, photography, interviewing), archiving, and public humanities. An introduction to fieldwork is followed by a field experience (where students will reside together in local housing) followed by accessioning, exhibition planning, and reflection. Maximum credit hours include those for English 5189S.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs. Cross-listed in English.

COMPSTD 3501: Humanitarianism in Question: U.S. Imperialism and Solidarity with Central America

Comparative Studies

Class Number: 32240
Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Katherine Borland
Terms offered: Spring
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Description:

This course addresses questions related to the history, practices, institutional dimensions, impact, criticism, and function of humanitarian and philanthropic work. Students learn about relationships between donors and targeted communities, both domestically and abroad. Discussions reflect upon reasons for giving, the goals of the supported initiatives, and mechanisms for evaluating success.
Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. GE cultures and ideas course

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COMPSTD 5691: Topics in Comparative Studies

Comparative Studies

Class Number: 25636 (SP15)
Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Nada Moumtaz, Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Culture
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Description:

Critical study of selected themes and topics in a comparative and cross-cultural perspective; emphasis on issues of method, critical theory, representation, power, knowledge, and authority.

Syllabus:

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