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SW310 – Archives of Power

This course traces the development of “archive studies” and integrates regional archives as an empirically sound and “objective” forms of public history and record. Examines institutional, colonial, and heteronormative logics of archival and power dynamics that drive archive creation. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement. (Not offered 2019-20).

Prerequisite: any 200 level Southwest Studies or History course.