E-mail icon E-mail courses Print icon Print course(s)
 

as of 11/21/2019

PACIFIC RIM IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectInternational Studies
Number & Suffix: 107
Full UC Title: PACIFIC RIM IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY 
Transcript Title: PACIFIC RIM IN 21C 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course attempts to clarify and redefine the boundaries of the Pacific Rim region while questioning its viability as a region in the first place. Beginning with fundamental concepts about region and surroundings, the course delves into a series of discussions that probe the flows of power, labor, culture, and capital throughout this vast region, in an attempt to expose the glaring contradictions and problems this construction creates. At the end, students gain a basic literacy in the geography and diversity that makes up the Pacific Rim and Oceania. Texts: WHAT IS IN A RIM? CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE PACIFIC REGION IDEA by Arif Firlik; TALES OF TIKONGS by Epeli Hauofa. Assessment: final exam (30%), reports (30%), and participation (40%) 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: THE PACIFIC RIM AND THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY WORLD 
Partner University Department: SILS - International Relations 
Partner University Course Number: IR305