Global Studies - History, Culture & Geography

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1. Unit 1 - Who am I?

1.1. The role of storytelling in culture

1.1.1. Preserving culture through oral histories

1.1.2. What do buildings, monuments, walls, and public projects tell us about societies and cultures?

1.1.3. Digital media as a new cultural voice

1.2. Places & cultures

1.2.1. What is culture? Swedes in Sweden Sweden and Swedes compared to other places and peoples Australians in Australia Chinese in China

1.2.2. How does place affect culture?

1.3. My story

1.3.1. How do I identify myself? How does my language and literature affect my identity? What practices and products are part of my cultural identity? What do I know about my cultural history?

1.3.2. Why is an identity important? How do you create identity in the digital age? Can I change who I am?

1.3.3. Where is my family from? How do I describe a family? What is a community? What society do I belong to?

2. Clashes and aggression

3. Unit 2 - Why do people move?

3.1. Geography

3.1.1. Is geography destiny? Understanding geography as destiny Counter arguments to geography as destiny

3.1.2. Examining geography as data

3.2. Social & Political Changes

3.3. Technology

3.3.1. How does technology impact society?

3.3.2. A history of technology and social changes

3.4. Demography

3.4.1. What changes do demographics lead to?

3.4.2. A review of demographics and social changes

3.5. Climatic change & natural resources

3.5.1. Does climate impact culture?

3.5.2. A history of episodic climate changes

3.5.3. Climate and natural resources - a dynamic relationship

4. Cultural behaviors (customs)

5. Unit 3 - What is the immigrant experience?

5.1. Mass migrations and their causes in history

5.1.1. Effects of mass migrations Cultural effects Economic effects Political effects

5.1.2. Forecasting future mass migrations Cultural effects Economic effects Political effects

5.2. We are all immigrants

5.2.1. The history of Nordic voyages

5.2.2. European colonialism and it's effect on native peoples

5.2.3. What does it mean to be Chinese at home and abroad?

5.3. The modern immigrant

5.3.1. Searching for immigrant stories Sweden Australia China

5.3.2. Immigration and culture

6. Unit 4 - Are history & geography destiny?

6.1. Human history as a timeline

6.2. Human history as epochs

6.3. Human history and technological development

6.4. Human history as civilization

6.4.1. Religion and philosophy

6.4.2. Cultural memes Expressions of art What defines a culture? (products of culture)