Rel 140 (GCP 140, GS 140) Globalization and Religion (4)

This course examines the complexity of globalization and its multi-layered impact on religious identity and piety.  Though comparative in methodology and historical framework, the class will give special attention to Islam and Hinduism in South Asia.  Topics include: European colonialism; Orientalism and its legacy; religious nationalism; Islamophobia; and the Internet and mass media. 

Requirement: 
(HU)
Instructor: 
Rozehnal.
Availability: 
Current
Fall
2013