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Sophomore Seminar: Race and Nation
HIST 174
Spring 2009 not offered

This seminar addresses the history of the western United States, with particular attention to race, ethnicity, and national affiliation. Questions we will address include, How have the categories of race and the nation depended on each other for meaning in postindustrial America? What are the transhistorical and transnational implications of identity categories, and how are they refracted/experienced through gender and sexuality? How do governments and economic groups use racial ideologies and nationalisms to extend and solidify power? As a sophomore seminar in the History Department, this course places a strong emphasis on close reading, imagining and articulating research questions, evaluating primary materials, and developing practices of scholarly writing.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAY-21-2024
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