Theories of Race and Ethnicity

Examines various theoretical and conceptual approaches to the study of race and ethnicity. Attention is given to the various ways race and ethnicity have been defined and understood including the ethnicity paradigm, class-based perspectives, and racial formation theory. Examines debates and controversies in the study of race and ethnicity as well as emergent themes and recent developments in the scholarship. Possible topics include a focus on the interrelations among race and other axes of difference such as gender, class, and sexuality, race and the structuring of space, the legal construction of race, race and media culture, and race and the prison-industrial complex. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Social Inequality requirement.

Prerequisite: Feminist & Gender Studies 110 or Race, Ethnicity, and Migration 185.

Degree requirement — Critical Perspectives: S

1 unit — Atuire


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2022 Block 1 Theories of Race and Ethnicity Anbegwon Atuire Armstrong Hall 235 25 / 16 05/31/2023
Spring 2024 Block 5 Theories of Race and Ethnicity Anbegwon Atuire TBA 25 / 25 05/31/2023
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