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FEMGEN 29S: The Animal Other: Humans and Animals in Western History (HISTORY 29S)

Enter a world in which war was waged not by tanks but on horseback and oceans brimmed with fantastic monsters. This class explores the animal-human divide in Western cultural history through topics including: the rise of natural history; the centralized state and its relationship to nature; monstrosity and witchcraft; the ethics of metaphor; scapegoating, sexism, racism; history of animal-rights. Students will have the opportunity to help curate a Green Library exhibition on this subject. The course fulfills the departmental Sources and Methods requirement.
Terms: Aut, offered once only | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Cooley, M. (PI)

HISTORY 29S: The Animal Other: Humans and Animals in Western History (FEMGEN 29S)

Enter a world in which war was waged not by tanks but on horseback and oceans brimmed with fantastic monsters. This class explores the animal-human divide in Western cultural history through topics including: the rise of natural history; the centralized state and its relationship to nature; monstrosity and witchcraft; the ethics of metaphor; scapegoating, sexism, racism; history of animal-rights. Students will have the opportunity to help curate a Green Library exhibition on this subject. The course fulfills the departmental Sources and Methods requirement.
Terms: Aut, offered once only | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Cooley, M. (PI)
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