SOC328 Intercultural Thinking

Lead Faculty: Dr. Lorna L. Zukas

Course Description

An expansive overview of world consciousness, drawing upon the significant, creative contributions of men and women from varied cultures and different fields of learning. Emphasizes the approach of comparative synthesis. Studies the world's outstanding creative thinkers and the interconnectedness of their works.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of artistic expression and the cultural object in a particular culture.
  • Understand how culture emerges in a particular historical period of time.
  • Understand the basic political and social organization of empires.
  • Understand the emergence of the feminist movement, and abolition of slavery in relation to the modern discourse of the rights of man.
  • Research the relevant scholarship and integrate this research into original arguments that contribute to the ongoing scholarly discussion of a topic within the period.