Open GSI Positions for Fall 2020

Call for applications for two GSI positions Interdisciplinary Studies Field (ISF) Major is calling for applications for two Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) positions for ISF 100A (Introduction to Social Theory and Cultural Analysis) to be taught in Fall 2020 by Prof. Amm Quamruzzaman, subject to the final enrollment number. Overview of the course: This course, required of all ISF Majors but open to all students, introduces some of the key theoretical foundations of much contemporary inquiry in the social sciences and humanities. Through an examination of the classical work of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and Emile Durkheim, it will explore the central issues in contemporary debates concerning the nature of the socio-economic order, the modalities of power, and the process of cultural production. In addition, it will explore some reflections, elaborations, and criticisms of the classical work by more contemporary thinkers such as Michel Foucault, Jean Baudrillard, and Pierre Bourdieu, […]