Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRE)

CRE 151. Introduction to Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. (3) (MPF, MPT)

This course will introduce students to the core concepts and theories used in the critical study of race and ethnicity. It will examine historical and contemporary formations of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity to provide an understanding of how social difference is made, reinforced, and challenged in local, national, and global contexts. Topics include: theories of race and ethnicity; settler colonialism and slavery; citizenship and inequality; immigration and segregation; multiculturalism and colorblindness; decolonial and anti-racist struggles; and globalization and new racisms. IIB, IIC, IC. CAS-B. CAS-C.