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HISTORY

HIST-305
Topics in Race and Ethnicity in the United States (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics include Latinos and Latinas in United States history; Native American history; and Asian American history.

HIST-305
001
HISTORY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Race and Ethnicity in the United States (3)

Civil Rights in the United States: Movements of Change

In this course students explore activist and civil rights movements in the United States, analyzing both the political and social actors articulating these movements, as well as the particular tactics and strategies mobilized by different communities and groups. Students consider how movements across the country and world play out in the contexts of their own lives. Focus on particular themes or movements including race/ethnicity; sexuality; immigration/nationalism; war/conflict; and class/Neoliberalism examines the various movements and actions that have mobilized around these concerns, such as the Civil Rights Movement, LGBT rights, the Minuteman Civil Defense Corp, squatters/occupiers, and so forth. Meets with AMST-320 002.