MELC 268 A: Silk Road and Globalization

Autumn 2023
Meeting:
WF 1:30pm - 3:20pm / ARC G070
SLN:
23654
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
JSIS A 268 A , ANTH 269 A
Instructor:
HYBRID COURSE: WILL HAVE ONE IN-PERSON (SYNCHRONOUS) SESSION EACH FRIDAY AND ONE ASYNCHRONOUS SESSION EACH WEDNESDAY.
Catalog Description:
Introduces the Silk Road as a site of cultural exchange between peoples, and of political, economic, and intellectual exchange between regions and continents. Topics include empires, migration, language, and religion. Considers the Silk Road as a symbol of globalization in the exploration of an underrepresented and culturally dynamic region, encouraging reflection on historic inequities as well as present-day inequalities and marginalities. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 268.
GE Requirements Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
May 12, 2024 - 5:31 am