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CSRE 14N: Growing Up Bilingual (CHICANST 14N, EDUC 114N)

This course is a Freshman Introductory Seminar that has as its purpose introducing students to the sociolinguistic study of bilingualism by focusing on bilingual communities in this country and on bilingual individuals who use two languages in their everyday lives. Much attention is given to the history, significance, and consequences of language contact in the United States. The course focuses on the experiences of long-term US minority populations as well as that of recent immigrants.
| UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Instructors: Valdes, G. (PI)

CSRE 16N: African Americans and Social Movements (AFRICAAM 16N, SOC 16N)

Theory and research on African Americans' roles in post-Civil Rights, US social movements. Topics include women¿s right, LGBT rights, environmental movement, and contemporary political conservativism.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci
Instructors: Fields, C. (PI)

CSRE 28N: The Cultural Shaping of Mental Health and Illness (PSYCH 28N)

This seminar examines how our cultural ideas and practices shape our conceptions,nperceptions, experiences, and treatment of emotional wellness and distress. We will read and discuss empirical research and case studies from psychology, anthropology, sociology, and medicine. Course requirements include weekly reading and thought papers, weekly discussion, and a final research project and presentation.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Instructors: Tsai, J. (PI)

CSRE 45Q: Understanding Race and Ethnicity in American Society (SOC 45Q)

Preference to sophomores. Historical overview of race in America, race and violence, race and socioeconomic well-being, and the future of race relations in America. Enrollment limited to 16.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Instructors: Snipp, C. (PI)

CSRE 51N: Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity (AMSTUD 51N, COMPLIT 51N)

We may "know" "who" we "are," but we are, after all, social creatures. How does our sense of self interact with those around us? How does literature provide a particular medium for not only self expression, but also for meditations on what goes into the construction of "the Self"? After all, don't we tell stories in response to the question, "who are you"? Besides a list of nouns and names and attributes, we give our lives flesh and blood in telling how we process the world. Our course focuses in particular on this question--Does this universal issue ("who am I") become skewed differently when we add a qualifier before it, like "ethnic"?
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED, Writing 2

CSRE 55C: Black Childhood in American Literature (AFRICAAM 55C)

This course will explore ways that the black child as a trope, a site, a body and a subject is represented in 20th Century American literature. With attention to the representation of black childhood in the novels, short fiction, and memoirs of Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Toni Cade Bambara, James Baldwin, Gwendolyn Brooks, Alice Childress, and others, we will also investigate the ways in which those representations reflect larger issues and dilemmas for black childhood within American institutions and cultural discourse.

CSRE 55S: Real Men and Dragon Ladies: Race and Sexuality in America, 1662-1965 (HISTORY 55S)

How do race and sexuality mutually construct each other throughout American history? How do historians use primary sources to make historical arguments? Examines a variety of primary sources, including political pamphlets, legal documents, illustrations, and film. The historical trajectory we will follow examines the creation and elaboration of racial and sexual categories, from colonial slave codes and 19th century miscegenation law, through modern urban culture and the GI Bill.
Instructors: Heinz, A. (PI)

CSRE 56N: Mixed Race in the New Millennium: Crossings of Kin, Faith & Culture (AFRICAAM 56N, ENGLISH 56N)

Preference to freshmen. How literature, theater, graphic art and popular culture shape understandings of contemporary "mixed race" identity and other complex experiences of cultural hybridity. Course explores implications for racial identity, art, and politics for the new millennium.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum
Instructors: Elam, M. (PI)

CSRE 103B: Race, Ethnicity, and Linguistic Diversity in Classrooms: Sociocultural Theory and Practices (AFRICAAM 106, EDUC 103B, EDUC 337)

Focus is on classrooms with students from diverse racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Studies, writing, and media representation of urban and diverse school settings; implications for transforming teaching and learning. Issues related to developing teachers with attitudes, dispositions, and skills necessary to teach diverse students.
| UG Reqs: WAY-ED
Instructors: Ball, A. (PI)

CSRE 106A: Gang Colors: The Racialization of Violence and the American City (ANTHRO 106A)

Street gangs (e.g. Bloods, Crips, Mara Salvatrucha, M-18, etc.) serve as a window onto the experience of racial, ethnic and economic marginalization under late capitalism. This class explores the context that gives rise to gang violence through a combination of anthropological, sociological, and historical approaches. Students will be familiarized with the macro-social factors that shape both gangs and the politics of violence in the Americas, North and South.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5
Instructors: Samet, R. (PI)
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