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GLI Courses Offered in Fall 2021

The courses listed are GLI courses that are being offered at Stony Brook University in Fall 2021.

This list was updated as of August 16, 2021.

GLI 211: Perspectives in Globalization Studies and International Relations (Core course) 

Instructors:
Daniel Levy, Professor in the Department of Sociology
Travey Walters, Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies

Course Description: 

Introduces students to the major in Globalization Studies and International Relations through a wide ranging study of the ways in which globalization processes affect a wide variety of the different human groups and the planet they populate. It is structured according to the distinctive thematic guidelines that inform this Major and pays special attention to global flows, global inequalities, and the role of active citizenship in globalization. The aim is to study the local consequences of global events, cultural process, and socio-economic structures and vice-versa.

Format: Online 

Undergraduate | 3 credits 

Prerequisite: None

SBC: SBS; SPK

 

GLI 212: Issues in Globalization (Topic course) 

Topic: GLOBAL ISLAM

Instructors:
Rosabel Ansari, Fellow in the Institute for Globalization Studies

Course Description: 

As one of the world’s major religions, Islam is a significant global influence in politics, culture, and society. In this course students will gain a deeper understanding of the diversity of Muslim societies in the contemporary global context with a focus on lived Islam and politics of the 20  th    and 21   st    centuries. The course will have a topical approach, and study Islam as it intersects with broader social, cultural, political and economic dynamics over many different geographical areas. The course will be of an interdisciplinary character, drawing from perspectives   from the social sciences and the humanities.

Format: In person; T-Th 9:45AM - 11:05AM (SBS S218)

Undergraduate | 3 credits 

Prerequisite: None

SBC: GLO; HUM

 

GLI 330: Global, Political, and Economic Issues 

Instructors:
Gallya Lahav, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science

Course Description: 

Explores global social, economic, and political structures and processes. Issues to be discussed include: the changing role of state sovereignty in a globalized system; the social and political implications of a global economy; the emergence of cultural figurations in which local and global trends are fused; the formation of transnational social movements, the emergence of a global civil society, the continuous flows of migration, nascent forms of transnationalism, the prospects for a democratic future; and the formation of a global human rights regime. The course explores these processes from a perspective that underscores the impact global interdependencies carry for people in the daily lives.

Format: In person; T-Th 3:00PM - 4:20PM (Frey Hall 317)

Undergraduate | 3 credits 

Prerequisite: GLI 211

SBC: SBS+