Course Schedule

1/8 – Introduction

 

1/10 – Talking Past each other

Readings: Sarah Jackson, “Why I Want to Talk about Race, And Why You Should, Too,” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-j-jackson/talking-about-race_b_1087356.html;

Jen Graves, “Deeply Embarrassed White People Talk Awkwardly About Race,”

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/deeply-embarrassed-white-people-talk-awkwardly-about-race/Content?oid=9747101

 

1/15   What is Race?

Reading: http://www.pbs.org/race/000_About/002_04-background-01-x.htm; “A Voice from the Past: Franz Boas, “Race and Progress”

Film: Race: Power of an Illusion (Part 1)

1/17 – Race as Social Construction

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #1-3; 13-14

 

1/22 – Racism and New Racism

Readings: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #7-9; 15

 

1/24 – Outing Whiteness

Readings: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #10-12; 18

1/29 –1/31 Privilege, Racism ….

2/5-2/7 – Privilege

Readings: Calderon, #1 & 2; Allen Johnson, “Our House is on Fire” http://www.agjohnson.us/essays/our-house-is-on-fire/; Tim Wise, “White People Swim in Preference,” http://www.alternet.org/story/15223/

2/12– Review

2/14 – Exam #1

2/19-2/21 Family and Gendered Inequality

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #30-31

2/26 –2/28 Healthcare

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #32-33

3/5 –3/7 Education

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #24-25

3/11-3/15 – SPRING BREAK

3/19-3/21 Policing and Prison

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #26-27

3/26 Criminalization

Reading: Calderon, Chapter #6

3/28 Exam #2 Review

4/2 – Exam #2

4/4-4/9 Media

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #28-29; Calderon, Chapter #5

4/11 Work and Economy

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #19-20

4/16-4/18 Housing & Environment

Reading: Dalmage and Rothman, chapters #21-23

Film: Race: Power of an Illusion Part 3

4/23 –4/25 Transformation and Change

Reading: Calderon, chapter #9 (first two pieces on Tuesday; 2nd set for Thursday)

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