Special Topic: Sociology of Universities


Interrogates the purpose of a university from a sociological lens. Explores how the university is imagined and the different social drivers that guide the ‘purpose’ of a university. Topics include non-performative diversity, the university as a site for ‘cultural wars’, the neoliberal university, critic and conscience and academic freedom.



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Availability 2024

Semester 2


Coordinator(s)  Sereana Naepi


SOCIOL 709: 30 points