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FYSE1170

Dealing with Atrocities

Dealing with Atrocities
Occurrences of atrocities affecting large numbers of people show no sign of ending. How do these atrocities start and why? How do societies rebuild afterwards, and how might this rebuilding conflict with the healing process of individuals? How can the often competing goals of justice and reconciliation be balanced? What do subsequent generations in society owe to victims of large-scale atrocities? To explore these and other issues, a few main cases will be examined in depth – such as events in European colonialism and the Holocaust – as well as students choosing additional examples for comparison and further research. 3 hr. sem.
Subject:
First Year Seminar
Department:
First-Year Seminar Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
CMP CW HIS

Sections

Fall 2013

FYSE1170A-F13 Seminar (Bennette)

Fall 2010

FYSE1170A-F10 Seminar (Bennette)

Fall 2006

FYSE1170A-F06 Seminar (Bennette)