WHIS 206 Nation and Race
The aim of the course is to analyze the concepts of nation, race, nationalism, and national identity, as well as to examine nation-building as a process affecting the lives of everyday people on the ground in the former Soviet Union and post-Communist countries. The students taking the course will acquire basic knowledge in the theories of ethnicity, race, and nationalism studies. They also will become familiar with the nationality policies of imperial Russian, Soviet, and post-Soviet governments, and acquire the understanding of the role of nation and race in the historical developments of this region. (LA)
Prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. 100-level HIST course..
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