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BLST 407: Seminar in Comparative Racialization

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Course Description

Provides an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to the making and remaking of “race” and the resultant racialized experiences of different groups in the U.S. and globally. Same as SOC 407.

This course fulfills the Diasporic and Transnational Studies and Race, Politics, and Institutions major/minor theme requirements.

3 or 4 credit hours.

Past Texts Include

Michael Omi and Howard Winant,  Racial Formation in the United States: From the 1960s to the 1990s

C.L.R. James, The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

Aime Cesaire, “Discourse on Colonialism”

Frantz Fanon, A Dying Colonialism

Moon-Kie Jung, Beneath the Surface of White Supremacy: Denaturalizing US Racisms Past and Present