17.583 Conflict and the Graphic Novel

Class Info

Presents the roots and consequences of violent conflict through the graphic novel. Proceeds thematically and addresses an array of violent dynamics and processes such as revolution, occupation, insurgency, ethnic conflict, terrorism and genocide through graphic novels. Covers some of the most important cases of violent unrest over the last seventy years such as the Holocaust, the war in Vietnam, the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the ethnic conflict in the former Yugoslavia, and the recent Iraq war.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.583 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by F. Christia.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2013 Subject Evaluations, 17.583 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 17.583 Class Site site.

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