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Introduction to Ethnic Studies
AMST 217
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: ANTH 217, AFAM 217

This course will survey selected historical moments, geographical and institutional sites, cases, and periods to explore complexities of life in the United States. Turning to the entangled histories of colonialism, slavery, imperialism, racism, disenfranchisement, and labor, we will examine how different peoples become American, with a legal focus on race and citizenship. With special attention to questions of agency and resistance, we will come to better understand how differently situated people(s) negotiate state-structured systems of exclusions and assimilation in relation to formations and practices of culture, community, sovereignty, democracy, equality, and self-determination.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AMST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)

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