Comparative Cultural Studies

CCS3667Icons of Non-Violence II (O) (Cross-Listed: SOCI 3667)3 ch [W]
Examines the religious, philosophical and ethical justifications for non-violence as a tool for social change in the contemporary world from the perspectives of diverse religious traditions. We will study the concepts and theories for non-violence that may include selected writings of the 14th Dalai Lama, Cesar Chavez and Wangari Maathai in their religious, cultural, social and historical backgrounds. 

30 ch or permission of the instructor.