3 hours; 3 creditsRole of discourse and power in the constitution of identity and politics. Binary relationship between power/knowledge, local/universal, inclusion/exclusion, religion/secular, rational/irrational, Islam/modernity. Political and social theories that deal with modernity, postmodernity, language, gender, race, class, and ethnicity in the formation of identities and practices. This course is the same as Religion 3004 .Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or Religion 3003 or Religion 3005, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department. Enrollment Requirements: CORE STUDIES 3 OR CORE CURRICULUM 1230, OR ANY POLITICAL SCIENCE COURSE IN THE 1000-LEVEL RANGE, OR RELIGION 3003 OR RELIGION 3005, OR ENGLISH 1010 IS REQUIRED TO TAKE THIS COURSE.