ENGL 207 - Global Patterns of Racism
(3,0) 3 Credits
General Education Course: Global and Cultural Awareness
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111 - English Composition I .
This team-taught course draws on texts in the social sciences, in history, and literature to survey the causes and manifestations of racism in diverse cultures, as well as proactive responses to it. The course will focus on racism in western and nonwestern cultures. Case studies will include – but not be limited to – European colonialism, slavery, social Darwinism and eugenics, apartheid and segregation, anti-Semitism, and contemporary conflicts like Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. This course satisfies general education requirements in humanities, literature, or social sciences. It cannot be used as the sole social science course in a degree program that has only one social science course requirement.
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