Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Contemporary Social Theory
0.5 Credit

An examination of contemporary social theories that explicitly addresses the following four areas: 1. Marxist and neo-Marxist theories; 2. structuralism, poststructuralism and postmodernism; 3. race and postcolonial theories; and 4. theories of feminism, gender, and sexuality. Students will develop their theoretical skills through writing at least one essay.

Additional Course Information
SY101 and SY102; SY203*.
SY387; SY388.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 3, 2011: SY389 Number, title, description and exclusion revised; effective September 1, 2011.