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Semester and Year Offered: Monsoon 2011
Course Coordinator and Team: Vikram Singh Thakur, Bhoomika Meiling
Email of course coordinator: vikram[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in
Aim: This course showcases the dynamics between youth and society through literary and cultural texts. The main texts of the course will focus on the social spaces that youth inhabit and the contemporary issues that they encounter while navigating those spaces. Some of the issues that are likely to be discussed while reading these texts would be: campus spaces, education, identity politics, love, friendship, relationships, communalism, religion, terrorism, substance abuse, media and technology.
Course Outcomes: By the end of the course
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
Module I: Youth and relationship.
Module II: Youth, communalism and terrorism.
Module III: Youth, substance abuse and AIDS.
Module IV: Youth, campus and education
Module V: Youth, identity and politics
Module 1 deals with the dimension of relationships.Through a series of readings that belong to different genres the course aims to get the students start reflecting on the various kinds of relationships that they find themselves in.
Module 2 deals with youth, substance abuse and AIDS.
Module 3 explores Youth, communalism and terrorism.
Module 4 investigates the relationship of Youth, campus and education
Module 5 examines the interrelation of Youth, Identity and Politics
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