This is a junior seminar that emphasizes a thematic approach to the study of political theory. Specifically, the course explores the question of what resistance is. It seeks conceptual clarity regarding that question from various authors—from Frederick Douglass to Primo Levi—and genres, from academic monographs to novels.
Junior seminars fulfill upper division requirements for the major.
Subfield: Political Theory
Political Science Majors of Junior and Senior Status. Prior completion of at least 1 Political Theory course (the course can be currently in session). Interested students must also submit a 300-word essay why they want to study the political theory of resistance. Please send your explanation via email to Prof. Jagmohan at email@example.com no later than November 1, 2023.