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Fall 2019  |  SOC 5315 Section 001: Never Again! Memory & Politics after Genocide (33104)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
UMNTC Liberal Education Requirement
Meets With:
SOC 4315 Section 001
GLOS 4315 Section 001
GLOS 5315 Section 001
JWST 4315 Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/03/2019 - 12/11/2019
Tue, Thu 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 130
Enrollment Status:
Closed (4 of 4 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Course focuses on the social repercussions and political consequences of large-scale political violence, such as genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Students learn how communities and states balance the demands for justice and memory with the need for peace and reconciliation and addresses cases from around the globe and different historical settings. prereq: SOC 1001 or 1011V recommended, A-F required for Majors/Minors.
Class Notes:
Click this link for more detailed course information: http://classinfo.umn.edu/?abaer+SOC5315+Fall2019
Class Description:
This course focuses on the social repercussions and political consequences of large-scale political violence, such as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Students learn how communities and states balance the demands for justice and memory with the need for peace and reconciliation. After an introduction to the concept of genocide, theories of collective memory and the toolbox of transitional justice, we will examine cases from around the globe and different historical settings. These will include the Holocaust, the legacies of State terror in Spain and Latin America, the aftermath of Stalinist mass violence in Eastern Europe and American First Nations' struggles for memory and justice.
Who Should Take This Class?:
Students interested in the long lasting legacies of mass violence, and the quest for justice, truth and memory.
Class Format:
This course will be conducted as a combined lecture and discussion course. Students will also participate in online discussions, attend one field trip, and do regularly in-class exercises (such as role-playing of diverse constituencies involved in post-atrocity scenarios).
Workload:

In addition to active participation in discussions, regular reading of aprox. 30-40 pages per week and posting of discussion questions which will be shared with the class through Moodle, students will be required to complete short in-class writings based on the readings, write two 4-5 page, critical essays, complete one mid-term exam and an end of semester essay.

Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/33104/1199
Syllabus:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/abaer_SOC4315_Fall2019.pdf
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
10 April 2019

Spring 2017  |  SOC 5315 Section 001: Never Again! Memory & Politics after Genocide (68492)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F or Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
UMNTC Liberal Education Requirement
Meets With:
GLOS 4315 Section 001
SOC 4315 Section 001
GLOS 5315 Section 001
JWST 4315 Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/17/2017 - 05/05/2017
Tue, Thu 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 145
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Course focuses on the social repercussions and political consequences of large-scale political violence, such as genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. Students learn how communities and states balance the demands for justice and memory with the need for peace and reconciliation and addresses cases from around the globe and different historical settings. prereq: SOC 1001 or 1011V recommended, A-F required for Majors/Minors.
Class Notes:
Click this link for more detailed information: http://classinfo.umn.edu/?abaer+SOC5315+Spring2017
Class Description:
This course focuses on the social repercussions and political consequences of large-scale political violence, such as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Students learn how communities and states balance the demands for justice and memory with the need for peace and reconciliation and addresses cases from around the globe and different historical settings. These will include the Holocaust, the legacies of State terror in Latin America, the aftermath of Stalinist mass violence in Eastern Europe and American First Nations' struggles for memory and justice.
Class Format:
This course will be conducted as a combined lecture and discussion course. Students will also participate in online discussions, attend one field trip, and do regularly in-class exercises (such as role-playing of diverse constituencies involved in post-atrocity scenarios).
Workload:

In addition to active participation in discussions, regular reading of aprox. 30-40 pages per week and posting of discussion questions which will be shared with the class through Moodle, students will be required to complete short in-class writing based on the readings, write two 4-5 page, critical essays, complete one mid-term exam and an end of semester essay.

Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/68492/1173
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/abaer_SOC4315_Fall2019.pdf (Fall 2019)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 November 2016

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