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Fall 2017 Courses

GWST 5100: Theorizing Gender
This seminar introduces students to the core theoretical literature and debates in the field of gender and women’s studies. In addition to laying the intellectual foundation for further academic work in gender and women’s studies, the seminar engages
contemporary debates in traveling theory, materialism and anthropocene feminism.
Prof. Martina Rieker
Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:30 pm

GWST 5109: Theorizing the Urban

This seminar engages in debates in contemporary neoliberal urbanism with a particular focus on the Global South. With more than half of the world’s population now residing in cities, the assemblages of the social laboratory are firmly grounded in the urban. The seminar explores the ongoing reconfigurations in the social laboratory: the production of gendered, raced, classed subjectivities, housing, land, networks, livelihoods, power, violence and social movements in the everyday life of diverse urban configurations.  
Prof. Martina Rieker
Sundays, 5:00 - 7:30 pm

ANTH 5230: Theorizing the State  
Prof. Hanan Sabea
Wednesdays, 5:00 - 7:40 pm

SOC 5210: Problems in Sociology-Anth
Problems in Sociology-Anthropology

The Problem with Work: Affect, Precarity and Possibilities
Prof. Dina Makram-Abeid
Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:40 pm

MRS 5202: Migration and Refugee Movements in the Middle East and North Africa
Migration and Refugee Movements in the Middle East

Special Topic: Migration, Cosmopolitanism and Transnationalism
Prof: Gerda Heck
Sundays, 5:00 - 7:40 pm