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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SST 295-06 - Special Topic: Gender, Power and Peace

4 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: HUM 295-01 . The course examines the nexus of gender, power and peace in women Nobel Peace Prize laureates and selected other case studies. Beginning with Baroness Bertha von Suttner who influenced Alfred Nobel to constitute the prize and herself won it in 1905, to Sirleaf, Gbowee and Karman–three women from the Global South–who shared the prize in 2011, the course will engage students in examining the most innovative and successful paradigms for peace in the 21st century.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Arora