WGS.226 Science, Caste and Gender in India
Examines the influence of social and cultural determinants (colonialism, nationalism, caste, class, and gender) on modern science and technology in British colonial and postcolonial India. Discusses the relationship of scientific progress to colonial expansions and nationalist aspirations. Explores the nature of scientific institutions within a social, cultural, and political contexts, and how science and technology have impacted Indian society.
This class has no prerequisites.
WGS.226 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by A. Sur.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursdays in 1-242.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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