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Culture, History & Society (LUC)

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Major requirements:

  • 15 EC: all three 100-levels courses of the core tracks, namely What is Culture?, Birth of the Modern World, and Social Theory in Everyday Life

  • 15 EC: methodology courses, to include Research Design in Culture, History & Society

  • 10 EC: Capstone

  • 45 EC: Additional courses in the Major, either in core tracks, co-convened tracks, or extra methodology classes; must include at least 20 EC at the 300-level


Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Introduction to Gender Studies 5
What is Culture? 5
Sociolinguistics 5
Birth of the Modern World 5
Social Theory in Everyday Life 5
Philosophies of the World 5


Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
A Cultural History of Pandemics 5
Anthropology of Difference 5
Cultural Translation 5
Qualitative Research Methods 5
Cultural & Visual Analysis 5
Gender & Development 5
Gender, Media and Conflict 5
Infrastructure, Art & Culture 5
Political Philosophy 5
World Regional Geography 5
Advanced History of Philosophy: Environmental Ethics - An African Philosophical Perspective 5
Historical Methods: Transnational LGBT Activism since the 1970s 5
Language & Diversity 5
Research Design in Culture, History & Society 5
Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality 5
Historical Approaches: Environmentalisms Rich and Poor 5
History of the Change in Family and Marriage Patterns 5
Historical Methods: International History in the Twentieth Century 5


Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Case studies in Diversity: Public Spaces 5
Feminist Theory 5
History & Politics of Global Migration 5
Asia in Global History: From Colonialism to the Post-Cold War Era 5
Politics of Cultural Memory 5
Black British Literature 5
Political Ecology: Beyond Nature & Society 5
Political Iconology: Art & Diversity (1600-1800) 5
The Political: Theory and Practices 5
Vulnerability, Gender and the Ethics of Care 5
Empire and Post Empire: Anti-colonialism and Decolonization 5
Topics in Philosophy: Mortality & Immortality 5
Media, Language and Popular Culture 5