INTERDISCIPLINARY

IDIS-210
Contemporary Multi-Ethnic Voices FA4 (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

This course examines how ethnicity affects the organization of society, the relationship of the individual, communities, and society, and how artists negotiate their own understanding of ethnicity in contemporary American society. Literature, films, theatre, walking tours, and a community service project introduce students to the critical concepts, patterns, and issues that reflect multi-ethnic perspectives. The course also explores the relationship between ethnicity, values, and ethics in American society and fosters critical thinking based on reasoned evidence.