|Fall Term 2019 TOP: WAR AND POP CULTURE - 5279 - GOVT 425
Prerequisites/Notes: GOVT 140 or GOVT 340
Catalog Description : This course is an exploration of the politics of international security. The specific topic will vary by term, but the concepts to be covered include bargaining, diplomacy, conflict and cooperation.
Topic for Fall 2019: War and Pop Culture
How should we try understand the close relationship between war and popular culture? This course an interdisciplinary approach to explore a wide range of topics under the umbrella of war, including terrorism, dehumanization, torture, nuclear deterrence, and more. In particular, we will examine how these topics are represented in films, television, graphic novels, video games and literature, as well as how pop culture representations square with academic literature on the same topic.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course