SPAN-497 Colombia: Examining Conflict
This class will provide a multidisciplinary approach to analyzing conflict in Colombia. Taught by a political scientist and an anthropologist it will provide an in-depth analysis of Colombian politics and society in the 20th century with a special focus on political violence, institutional change, human rights, social movements, and ethnic minorities. It will examine the rise of the contemporary guerrilla and paramilitary movements, peace communities, indigenous organizing, 25 years of failed peace negotiations, drugs and illicit crops, and relations with the international community at key historical junctures, including the US War on Drugs, Plan Colombia and the War on Terrorism. A reading knowledge of Spanish is required, as many of the required texts and articles come from Colombia.
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Fall '05: Francomano, E (description)
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SPAN-497-01 Colombia: Examining Conflict
Course Description Pending. Spanish literacy required.
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