(From Leon Lane. Course is team taught by Lane (anthropology), Joe Anthony (Literature), Steven White (History), Marcia Freyman (Art) and Michael Benton (Film).)
HUM 220: HUM 220: Historical, Literary and Artistic Perspectives on Peace and War
Introduction to the history of violence and peace movements. Examines the anthropological, political, cultural and technological forces contributing to the frequent occurrence of war throughout history. The history of movements and organizations, both religious and secular, intended to minimize warfare and oppression are explored. Anthropological and historical themes are enhanced and elaborated on through examinations of literature and visual arts.
Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.
This is a timely and valuable course.