Citizen and Subject in a Neoliberal Age

CULANTH 641S

Explores studies of citizenship, quests to belong to a place, and institutional mechanisms people deem sacred, and others, profane and dispensable. Focuses on the ways African, Caribbean and Pacific peoples have adapted identitarian constructions to develop narratives of home. Case studies using ethnographic, historical, sociological and visual methods are used to investigate how particular claims are pursued in clamoring for citizenship in various communities. One course / 3 units.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AAAS641S
SOCIOL645S

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, EI, SS