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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PAI 1200 - Peace, Culture and Society:Introduction to Peace and International Studies

HS 1200 .
How does historical context shape contemporary global issues such as war, violence, and oppression? How have institutions, groups, and individuals attempted to pursue a just peace? How does historical knowledge reveal the diverse and interconnected nature of the global landscape and help us imagine new ways to address global problems and issues? The course is anchored in historical methods and perspectives but will draw on interdisciplinary approaches where appropriate to gain a fuller understanding of international issues such as the causes and consequences of modern and contemporary global conflicts and the development of strategies leading to social transformation, peace, and justice. Core issues may include histories and cultural traditions; politics and societies; globalization and culture; space and the environment; race ethnicity, gender, and social movement; religion, ethics, and social justice; and pacifism, nonviolence, and peace-building.