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Sample Courses

Examples of Recent Hampshire College Courses

  • America & the World: The Global Debate over U.S. Hegemony
  • The Anthropology of Human Rights
  • The Art of War & Peace
  • Atomic History: Hiroshima to Iran
  • Biopower, Biopolitics & Bare Life
  • Draft Resisters & Warriors: the Social Construction of Military Service
  • Evolution of International Regimes: From the League of Nations to Kyoto
  • Global Resource Politics
  • Identity & Politics
  • Interrogating Fear: Bioterror, the Environment & the Construction of Threats
  • Israel & Palestine: the Clash of Nationalisms
  • The National Security State: Secrecy & Covert Operations in American Foreign Policy from the Cold War to the Present
  • Political Islam in Comparative & Theoretical Perspective
  • Political Research & Writing
  • Poverty & Wealth

Through the Five College Consortium

  • International Organizations (Smith College)
  • Oil & Water Don't Mix: Geopolitics, Energy & the Environment (Mount Holyoke College)
  • The Prevention of Violence and Creation of Peace (UMass)
  • Punishment, Politics & Culture (Amherst College)
  • Resource Policy & Planning (UMass)
  • Seminar in International Relations & Comparative Politics (Smith College)
  • Seminar in War & Peace (Amherst College)
  • The U.S., Israel & the Arabs (Mount Holyoke College)

Links to Five College Course Catalogs


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