Hushidar Mortezaie artwork
Hushidar Mortezaie artwork
Hushidar Mortezaie artwork
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Race, Class, & Immigration: teach

Race and American Politics

Race and American Politics: Race has a profound influence on American political and social life. Moreover, questions surrounding race, racism, and racial ideologies have impacted America from its founding, to the internal strife of the Civil War, to present debates … Continue reading

Race and Ethnic Relations

This course is primarily a social history of various racial and ethnic groups such as African-Americans, American Indians, Asians, Latinos, and White ethnics with the focus on their past, present, and future social situations within various social institutions in the … Continue reading

Race, Class, & the Politics of Nature

The phenomenon known as environmental racism has made headlines during the last three decades, in large part because the movement for environmental justice has placed this issue on the public agenda. This course introduces students to the theoretical and historical … Continue reading

Race, Class, Gender, & Ethnicity

Dr. Michelle Budig University of Massachusetts Amherst   Syllabus

Race, Crime, and Criminal Justice

This course offers an examination of race in the context of the American criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on the treatment of racial minorities as victims and offenders by law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Dr. Thomas Alexander University of … Continue reading

Race, Racism, & Critical Thinking

This course teaches students to critically examine race and racism, including their conceptualizations and impacts on society. This course takes the position that race, gender, class and sexuality are socially constructed and applies this constructionist perspective on examining race relations … Continue reading

Social Justice and Children’s/YA Literature

This course will teach how to select, read, evaluate and analyze depictions and aspects of social justice and injustice in children’s and young adult literature. Through various genres of literature intended for both the child and adolescent reader, students will … Continue reading

Sociology of Men and Masculinity

A conscious evaluation and critical analysis of: the social and personal meanings of “masculinity;” problems and conflicts associated with creating and negotiating male identities; variations in male experience by social class, race/ethnicity, age and sexual orientation. Dr. Stephen Kulis Arizona … Continue reading

The Black Lives Matter Syllabus

From the killings of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; to the suspicious death of activist Sandra Bland in Waller Texas; to the choke-hold death of Eric Garner in New York, to the killing of 17 year old Trayvon Martin … Continue reading

THE CHARLOTTESVILLE SYLLABUS

The Charlottesville Syllabus is a resource created by the Graduate Student Coalition for Liberation to be used to educate readers about the long history of white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia. With resources selected and summaries written by UVa graduate students, … Continue reading

The Civil War from Nat Turner to Birth of a Nation

This interdisciplinary course examines the American Civil War from Nat Turner’s slave rebellion in 1831 to the legendary history film, Birth of a Nation (1915), which coincided with the Jubilee of Appomattox. It changes our understanding of the conflict in … Continue reading

THE HISTORIOGRAPHY OF BLACK NATIONALISM: 1914-1974

IN THIS COURSE WE WILL EXAMINE HISTORICAL WRITING CONCERNING BLACK NATIONALISM FROM MARCUS GARVEY UNTIL THE DEVOLUTION OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY IN THE MID-SEVENTIES.  THIS STUDY WILL HELP STUDENTS TO UNDERSTAND THE EVOLUTION OF HISTORICAL PRACTICE CONCERNING A SPECIFIC … Continue reading

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