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ALANA U.S.Ethnic Studies: D1:Geography/Race&Ethnic in US

ALAN 095 OL1 (CRN: 61098)

3 Credit Hours

For crosslists see: GEOG 060 OL1

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Pablo Bose ()

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Dates: May 18 - June 26, 2015; Cross listed with GEOG 060 OL1

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Section Description

Survey of the ways in which spatial processes and patterns reflect and shape racialized and ethnic identities in the U.S. Special attention will be paid to schemes of spatial restriction and to the roles of both mobility and place in racial and ethnic minorities' struggles for the power to define geographies of everyday life. Course will include text, readings, and films. Fulfills a ?Race Relations and Ethnicity in the U.S.? requirement.

Section Expectation

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to better understand: ? The nature, historical patterns, and demographics of American society in terms of race, ethnicity and spatial processes ? Knowledge of the origins and systemic nature of prejudice, discrimination and oppression that has been directed toward people of diverse backgrounds and cultures, and how this has played out in geographical terms ? An understanding of the current experiences and issues in the United States of different racial groups (including discrimination in all forms, life experiences of racial groups and white privilege), as they relate to space and place


Quizzes 20% Reading Blog 30% Discussion Board 25% Final Paper 25%


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