SOAN 363 Imagining the Nation: Culture and Identity in Nation-State Formation
Content: Examines the rise of the modern nation-state and nationalism, including imperialism, colonialism, and postcolonial experiences. Reviews how Asian models exhibit similarities and differences from Western models of nation-state formation. Investigates narratives of national identity, and compares violent and nonviolent dynamics of "assimilation" of minority groups.
Prerequisites: SOAN 100 or SOAN 110. Two 200-level sociology/anthropology courses.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Every third year, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.