Polynesian Culture and Society - ESPM 109B

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Polynesian Culture and Society (ESPM 109B, 3 Units) This course provides an overview of Oceania, and immerses students in how the first peoples of these islands understand and interact with their island homes - from a traditional to modern perspective via a deep dive into the writings, art, music of the region. Traditional marine resource use and geopolitics of the region are discussed to understand the history that shapes modern Polynesia.