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HSTAA 231 A: Race And American History

Black Lives Matter Protest
Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: 
ARC 147
SLN: 
16111
Instructor:
Professor Moon-Ho Jung
Moon-Ho Jung

Syllabus Description:

We will survey U.S. history, from its beginnings to today, by exploring how race has enabled conceptions of the American nation and empire and shaped everyday practices and social interactions among different peoples. How have racial concepts, racial representations, and racial practices fundamentally defined power dynamics in the United States? From slave revolts to the Black Lives Matter movement, how have various individuals and organizations framed and pursued racial justice?

Catalog Description: 
Surveys United States history, by exploring how race has enabled conceptions of the American nation and shaped everyday practices and interactions among different peoples. How have racial concepts, representations, and practices fundamentally defined power dynamics in American culture? From slave revolts to the Black Lives Matter movement, how have organizations and individuals struggled to pursue racial justice?
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 14, 2019 - 2:29pm
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