ANTH-210 Race and Racism FA3 (3)

This course traces the development of the race concept, beginning with the emergence of "pre-racial" categories and continuing into the present period of "post-racialism." It examines the invention and development of race as an idea over time; how race and racism have operated in different geographic and historical contexts; the effects of racism; and large and small efforts to challenge racism. This course also examines how race has been mutually constructed with sexism, heterosexism, classism, and other essentialist forms of oppression. AU Core Habits of Mind: Socio-Historical Inquiry. AU Core Integrative Requirement: Diversity and Equity. Usually Offered: fall and spring.

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