HZ

Helena Zeweri

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Global Development Studies
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
INST 1550: Interdisciplinary Studies-Student Initiated Courses
Credits: 1–3
With sponsorship and supervision by a faculty member and approval of the Dean's Office, acting for the Committee on Educational Programs and the Curriculum, students may initiate a course in which they provide the instruction. The grade is determined by the faculty member. These courses count as "outside the College." Students in the College may offer no more than 3.0 credits for the B.A. or B.S. Consult the INST course web page at http://www.uvastudentcouncil.com/student-services/initiatives/cavalier-education-program/ (copy and paste Web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
GSGS 2559: New Course in Global Studies
Credits: 1–6
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Studies.
GSMS 3010: The Global in Situ: Perspectives from the Middle East and South Asia
Credits: 3
The Middle East and South Asia as locations within the "Global South." This class will de-center Euro-American spaces and intellectual histories, and work toward a grounded re-centering of attention on place-particular histories and intellectual contributions. We will also examine what globalization, as concept and as a set of semi-coherent processes, has meant in particular local and regional spaces in the Middle East and South Asia.
GSGS 3100: Critical Conceptions of the Global
Credits: 3
This course examines leading schools of thought in Global Studies from a critical perspective. Students will engage with foundational political, social, and cultural concepts that underpin contemporary economic, cultural, and political institutions of power. The course brings together material from anthropology, political theory, and cultural studies.
GSGS 3111: Global Studies Epistemology, Methodology & Methods
Credits: 3
Epistemologies, methodologies and methods currently used in Global research as well as emerging alternatives. We will examine: pressures for knowledge production that is co-authored with non-academic actors; historical and contemporary uses of research methods by global actors; the differing audiences for research that our students speak to across global spaces; and interest in knowledge that contributes more directly to social action.
GSSJ 3559: New Course in Global Security and Justice
Credits: 3
This lecture course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Security and Justice.
GSGS 3559: New Course in Global Studies
Credits: 1–6
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Studies.
GSSJ 3579: New Practicum in Global Security and Justice
Credits: 3
This practicum course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Security and Justice.
GSGS 4559: New Course in Global Studies
Credits: 1–6
This course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Studies.
GSSJ 4559: New Seminar in Global Security and Justice
Credits: 3
This seminar course provides the opportunity to offer new topics in Global Security and Justice.