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Geography: D1:Geography/Race&Ethnic in US

GEOG 060 OL2 (CRN: 60124)

3 Credit Hours

For crosslists see: CRES 095 OL2

About GEOG 060 OL2

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.


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Dates: July 3 - August 11, 2017; Cross listed with: CRES 095 OL2

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Section Description

This course examines the spatial aspects of race and ethnicity in the US, both historically and in the contemporary period. We will examine theories of identity as they relate to race and ethnicity and then focus on how these have helped to shape the US in material and concrete ways. Specific topics include colonialism, borders, migration, confinement and exclusion, immigration, racial profiling, urbanization and environmental justice.

Section Expectation

There are weekly deadlines for reading journals, discussion board posts and film reviews. Students are expected to complete all readings and assignments by the date specified. Given the compressed nature of the course over the summer it is imperative that you manage your time according to these deadlines.


40% - Journals 20% - Discussion Board 20% - Short Paper 20% - Online quizzes




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