Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.035/037: Topics in Culture and Globalization

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Scans existing debates about the interconnectedness of cultures and societies that are geographically wide apart, and explores how globalization impacts everyday life and larger institutional structures. Considers how to analyze the emergence of both common cosmopolitan cultures and new kinds of conflicts, and changes developing in religious, social and political movements related to globalization. Can be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Students taking the graduate version are expected to complete additional assignments. Taught in English. Prereq: Permission of instructor.

Prereqs:  Permission of instructor

Units: 3-0-9(U); 6-0-3(G)



Fall 2010

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 W. Marshall TR 12:30-2 14N-217


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