Soc 220

Sociology/Asian American Studies 220: Ethnic Movements in the US

This course uses a social movements and group conflict approach to explore the experiences and politics of African American, American Indian, Hispanic/Latino (especially Mexican American), and Asian American people in the US.  This course provides overviews of the the history of the formation of the United States as a racial state and discussions of controversial issues in race relations in the US.  This is a writing intensive course which meets the communications-b requirement as well as the ethnic studies requirement. The discussion sections are integral to the course.

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History, despite its wrenching pain
Cannot be unlived, but if faced
With courage, need not be lived again.

Maya Angelou. 1992. From On the Pulse of Morning