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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 195-01 - Introductory Special Topic: “Race” in the 21st Century: Color, Culture, National Identities

4 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: AMS 195-01 . This writing intensive course examines ideas about race and how racial meanings are produced, transformed, and circulated within the US and abroad. Students will be introduced to key concepts from critical race theory and cultural anthropology. We will consider both the historical contexts which inform thinking about difference and racial classifications and the cultural dynamics which racialize debates over certain topics including immigration, affirmative action, biomedical research.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Gibel Mevorach