Critical Race and Political Economy

Undergraduate

Critical Race and Political Economy (CRPE) introduces students to the intersectional and interdisciplinary study of race, colonialism, migration, and political economy.

Program Overview

The Department of Critical Race and Political Economy鈥檚 (CRPE) curriculum cultivates an understanding of how race, colonialism, and other systems of power have structured human lives and their environments on local, national, and global scales. CRPE students explore how race has informed the imagination of social transformation, justice, and liberation in the past and present. CRPE approaches 鈥渞ace鈥 as a shifting relation  through which power and domination are rationalized, but also a foundation on which struggles for liberation and self-determination are waged.

CRPE is an interdisciplinary department that sustains a collaborative curriculum that builds upon the integrity of Africana Studies, Latinx Studies, and critical social thought. At a time of tremendous social and political upheaval in the US and around the world, CRPE is grounded in critical race theory and the interdisciplinary traditions of Black feminism, ethnic  studies, queer and trans* critique, migration and border studies, disability justice, abolitionism, and decolonial praxis. Our curriculum approaches political economy as a basis for critical engagement with liberal conceptions of property, individualism, and rights. This critical standpoint informs interdisciplinary, intersectional analyses of the role that borders, prisons, military bases, urban infrastructures, and rural extraction zones play in the structural management of populations deemed surplus to the global economy. Also central to the curriculum are critical and creative engagements with art and expressive cultures, which reimagine dominant histories, record structures of feeling, and envision radical futures.

CRPE is guided by the principle that interdisciplinary research and thinking are at the core of cutting-edge liberal arts scholarship. Bridging the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, the curriculum interrogates the constitution of knowledge and the construction of social categories outside of the confines of traditional disciplinary boundaries. The department  incorporates a problem-solving methodology, which will allow for student-driven inquiry and research that combines social, cultural, and political critique with a concern for addressing  pressing global and local issues. Given the racial, ethnic, and gender diversity of our student body, our curriculum will also enable students to connect their identities with critical frameworks that address social positioning in diverse historical and geographical contexts.

Learning Goals

Students will:

  • Understand the mutual constitution and relative autonomy of axes of social differentiation;
  • Comprehend how national boundaries, as well as local, national and transnational cultures and politics affect the constitution of racial and ethnic categories; and
  • Compare representations of borderlands, hybridity, migration and diaspora from different cultures.

Requirements for the Major

A minimum of 40 credits:

One introductory course in critical race and cultural theory:4
CRPE-180
Introduction to Latinx Studies: Structural Inequalities
CRPE-200
Foundations of Africana Studies
CRPE-205
Foundations in Critical Social Thought
At least 8 credits at the 200 level from the approved course list for People, Power, Place 18
At least 8 credits at the 200 level from the approved course list for Representation 18
12 credits in CRPE at the 300 level 212
8 additional credits in CRPE at any level 28
Total Credits40
1

See Courses section for lists of approved courses in these specific areas.

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See Courses section for lists of CRPE approved courses across the curriculum.

Other Requirements

  • Major pathway. Each student may select the CRPE pathway, the Africana Studies pathway, or the Critical Social Thought pathway within the major, selecting from courses approved for their pathway. The pathway will be recorded on the transcript upon graduation from the major.

Requirements for the Minor

A minimum of 20 credits:

One introductory course in critical race and cultural theory:4
CRPE-180
Introduction to Latinx Studies: Structural Inequalities
CRPE-200
Foundations of Africana Studies
CRPE-205
Foundations in Critical Social Thought
At least 4 credits at the 200 level from the approved course list for People, Power, Place 14
At least 4 credits at the 200 level from the approved course list for Representation 14
Four additional credits at the 200 level from the approved course list for People, Power, Place or Representation 1
Four credits in CRPE at the 300 level 24
Total Credits16
1

See Courses section for lists of approved courses in these specific areas.

2

See Courses section for a list of approved CRPE courses across the curriculum.

Additional Specifications

Course Offerings
 

CRPE-180 Introduction to Latinx Studies: Structural Inequalities

Fall and Spring. Credits: 4

The course is an overview of the social conditions of Latinx people within the US. It addresses laws, policies and institutions that shape the complexity of Latinxes' social location and activism as well as legal constructions of race, citizenship, nomenclature, border politics, public health, education, and labor. We will consider the intersections of class, gender and sexuality as well as inequality in relation to other persons of color. Students will develop a firm sense of the importance and breadth of the Latinx political agenda and acquire skills to think across social issues. The course may include a Community Based Learning (CBL) Mentor.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Community-Based Learning
R. Guti茅rrez

CRPE-200 Foundations of Africana Studies

Fall. Credits: 4

This reading- and writing-intensive course draws upon the intellectual traditions of African American, African, and African diasporic studies in order to explore the connections and disjunctures among people of African descent. While the course pays attention to national, regional, and historical contexts, it asks this question: what do African descended people have in common and when and how are their experiences and interests different? What can we glean from contemporary discourses grounded in the consideration of global black lives?

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Writing-Intensive
M. Abello Hurtado

CRPE-205 Foundations in Critical Social Thought

Spring. Credits: 4

This class introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of Critical Social Thought. Students will learn to interrogate and challenge structures of social, cultural, and political power from a variety of theoretical traditions, such as Marxism, critical ethnic studies, queer and gender critique, critical race theory, media studies, performance studies, disability studies, history of science, the Frankfurt school, and settler colonial and postcolonial theory. Developing skills in theoretical and social critique to address pressing social issues, students will be equipped with an interdisciplinary toolbox to pursue independent projects.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive
R. Hwang

CRPE-208 Introduction to Twentieth-Century Critical Race Theory

Fall. Credits: 4

This course examines the discursive relationship between race, power and law in contemporary U.S. society. Readings examine the ways in which racial bodies are constituted in the cultural economy of American society where citizens of African descent dwell. We explore the rules and social practices that govern the relationship of race to gender, nationality, sexuality, and class in U.S. courts and other cultural institutions. Thinkers covered include W.E.B. DuBois, Kimberle Crenshaw, Derrick Bell, and Richard Delgado, among others.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
L. Wilson
Restrictions: Course limited to sophomores, juniors and seniors
Advisory: CST-249 recommended but not required.

CRPE-228 Visualizing Immigrant Narratives: Migration in Film

Fall. Credits: 4

This course offers an interrogation of overt and embedded narratives of migrants and the migration process in popular and documentary film, paying specific attention to cinematic representations of non-citizen bodies confronting migration, deportation, labor, acculturation, and anti-immigrant hysteria. Film screenings and class discussions comprise the interpretative lens through which students will examine the aesthetic, cultural, economic, gendered, historical, political, racial and sexual dimensions of cultural texts. The course is supplemented with readings about immigration policies and histories.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
D. Hern谩ndez

CRPE-231 Dialoguing for Racial Change

Spring. Credits: 4

A critical analysis of race, racism, and justice in the United States, as set in a socio-historical context defined by power. In addition to traditional modes of teaching-learning, students use intergroup dialogue and collaborative group work to examine how race is constructed, experienced, reproduced, and transformed within social structures. Topics include racial identity development and how individuals internalize and 'live race' in everyday interactions; historical mechanisms for how bodies and spaces have become 'raced' over time; institutional dimensions of racial inequality (e.g., law, education, popular culture); and practices for pursuing racial justice.

Crosslisted as: SOCI-216DR
Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
K. Ford
Instructor permission required.
Notes: Use this application form to seek instructor permission:

CRPE-239 Latina/o/x Urbanism

Fall. Credits: 4

This course examines the relationship between the urban and Latina/o/x placemaking, identities and culture(s). Urban scholars have long studied the "evolving" city-this course explores the changing city in relation to Latina/o/x populations and urban social change movements. We examine historical and contemporary conditions and cover a broad range of topics including: urbanization, urban planning, "new urbanism," placemaking, gentrification, migration/immigration, segregation, and more. The readings in this course aim to provoke a consideration of the dynamic between space and place, as well as how urban life, culture, and form impacts Latina/o/x populations and vice versa.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
V. Rosa

CRPE-240 Intermediate Topics

CRPE-240BR Intermediate Topics: 'Borderlands Film and Literature'

Spring. Credits: 4

In Borderlands/La Frontera, Gloria Anzaldua asserts that material change is impossible without changing the cultural imagery in our minds. Latinx Borderlands artists have effected such change through their cultural production. This course will introduce students to Borderlands literature and film, and will provide an overview of Mexican American, Chicanx, and other Latinx artistic production from the U.S- Mexico border region. The course will closely examine how these texts reflect borderland folklore, social issues, and "fronterizo" identities. Students will read multiple registers of artistic production, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, testimonio, and folk song lyrics.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Writing-Intensive
R. Guti茅rrez

CRPE-240FD Intermediate Topics: 'U.S. Latinx Foodways'

Spring. Credits: 4

This interdisciplinary seminar explores the relationship between food, race, and migration for Latinx populations in the U.S. We will draw upon readings from the social sciences and the humanities to investigate processes of racial formation embedded in the production, labor, and consumption of foods and how these processes affect Latinx populations. What can Latinx foodstuffs and foodways reveal about U.S. racial and migration dynamics, landscapes, and politics? What social worlds and power relations emerge at the nexus of food, race, and migration? The course is organized thematically and anchored in selected case studies.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
M. Diaz

CRPE-244 The Historical-Grammar of Black Feminist Thought Across the Caribbean and the Americas

Fall. Credits: 4

This class aims to raise student awareness of and exposure to different cultural backgrounds and contributions of Black feminist thought, womanism, and afro feminism across the Caribbean and the Americas. We will take a historical journey exploring the roles of cisgender Black women and gender-non-confirmative Black people in the formations of Black feminist thought, highlighting their contributions and struggles in dismantling the Western matrix of domination, but also in the radical building of new societies. Students will learn about the groundbreaking theories and methodologies that helped pave the way for contemporary feminist organizations and social movements.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive, Writing-Intensive
M. Abello Hurtado

CRPE-254 Nueva York

Fall. Credits: 4

This course will explore the history of Latina/o/x populations in New York City. Students will learn about histories of migration and settlement, urban inequality, community building, and urban transformation with particular focus on the Puerto Rican population in New York City. The course will examine the many ways Latinas/os/x have transformed New York City and built vibrant communities.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive
V. Rosa

CRPE-256 Trap Doors and Glittering Closets: Queer/Trans* of Color Politics of Recognition, Legibility, Visibility and Aesthetics

Fall. Credits: 4

In 2014, Time magazine declared the "Transgender Tipping Point" as a popular moment of transgender people's arrival into the mainstream. Using a queer and trans* of color critique, this course will unpack the political discourses and seeming binaries surrounding visibility/invisibility, recognition/misrecognition, legibility/illegibility, belonging/unbelonging and aesthetics/utility. How might we grapple with the contradictions of the trapdoors, pitfalls, dark corners and glittering closets that structure and normalize violence for some while safeguarding violence for others? This course will center the 2017 anthology Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-204CP
Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Writing-Intensive
R. Hwang
Prereq: One course in CRPE, Gender Studies, or CST.

CRPE-257 Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability

Fall. Credits: 4

This course will offer an overview of select methodologies and methods from Community-based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR), Participatory Action Research (PAR), collaborative ethnography and other social justice research interventions such as radical oral history, grassroots research collectives, experimental digital archives, research and data justice networks and organizations. We will center on questions of "accountability"; that is, to whom, for whom, and to what end do processes of accountability serve those already in power? Moreover, we will investigate the chasms between academia and activism in order to explore the possibility of unlikely collaborative research alliances.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-204TJ
Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Community-Based Learning
R. Hwang
Prereq: 4 credits in Gender Studies or Critical Social Thought.

CRPE-261 Race, Racism, and Power

Spring. Credits: 4

This course analyzes the concepts of race and racism from an interdisciplinary perspective, with focus on Latinas/os/x in the United States. It explores the sociocultural, political, economic, and historical forces that interact with each other in the production of racial categories. We will focus on structural, systemic, and institutional racism and processes of racialization. The course examines racial inequality from a historical perspective and investigates how racial categories evolve and form across contexts. The analysis that develops will ultimately allow us to think rigorously about social inequality, transformation, and liberation.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
V. Rosa

CRPE-295 Independent Study

Fall and Spring. Credits: 1 - 4

The department
Instructor permission required.

CRPE-308 Luminous Darkness: African American Social Thought After DuBois

Spring. Credits: 4

Examines the life, work, and legacies of WEB DuBois. Drawing on domestic and diasporic fictional and nonfictional meditations on black life and progress in and beyond the 'DuBoisian century,' the course considers the changing meanings of and movements for global racial justice for people of African descent. The course also confronts the globalization of the color line in the post-Civil Rights/Black Power era. Due to increasing precarity for the masses, emphasis is given to more recent ideas like afro-pessimism, racial capitalism, and afro-futurism, as contemporary responses to DuBois's 1903 question, 'How does it feel to be a problem?' Readings by Jemisin, Gyasi, Robinson, Fields, Butler, Davis, Ransby, Hartman, Wilderson, Fanon, YamahttaTaylor, among others form the core of the course.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
L. Wilson
Prereq: 8 credits in Africana Studies, Critical Social Thought, or Critical Race and Political Economy.

CRPE-323 Latina Feminism(s)

Fall. Credits: 4

In this seminar, we will explore the relationship between Latina feminist theory and knowledge production. We will examine topics related to positionality, inequality, the body, reproductive justice, representation, and community. Our approach in this class will employ an intersectional approach to feminist theory that understands the interconnectedness between multiple forms of oppression, including race, class, sexuality, and ability. Our goal is to develop a robust understanding of how Latina feminist methodologies and epistemologies can be tools for social change.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-333FM
Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
V. Rosa
Restrictions: Course limited to sophomores, juniors and seniors
Prereq: 8 credits in Latina/o Studies, Gender Studies, or Critical Social Thought.

CRPE-339 Abolitionist Dreams And Everyday Resistance: Freedom Memoirs, Struggles, and Decolonizing Justice

Fall. Credits: 4

This seminar will offer close theoretical readings of a variety of anti-colonial, abolitionist, anti-imperialist, insurgent and feminist-of-color memoir, autobiographical and social justice texts. We will read works from Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Assata Shakur, Patrisse Cullors, Grace Lee Boggs, Audre Lorde, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarsinna, Leila Khaled, Fannie Lou Hamer, Sarah Ahmed, Lee Maracle, Kai Cheng Thom, Angela Davis, Sojourner Truth, adrienne maree brown, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Mary Brave Bird, Jamaica Kincaid, Gabby Rivera and Haunani-Kay Trask. We will center the interlinking and capacious concepts of liberation, revolution, freedom, justice and decolonization.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-333AD
Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Writing-Intensive
R. Hwang
Prereq: One course in Gender Studies or Critical Social Thought at the 200 level or above.

CRPE-340 Advanced Topics

CRPE-340CH Advanced Topics: 'Latinx Cultural History'

Spring. Credits: 4

This interdisciplinary seminar is a sampling of Latinx cultural history from the mid-18th century to the present. Cultural production in the form of film, literature, and music is discussed in relation to its aesthetic and historical context. Readings will look at cultural processes and products that shape the social life, institutions, discourses, and identities of Latinx communities. We will pay special attention to material and expressive forms, like nameplate chains and lowriders, to highlight that cultural practices and products not only can reflect, but generate and contest power.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
M. Diaz
Restrictions: This course is open to juniors and seniors

CRPE-352 Latina/o/x Studies in Action

Fall. Credits: 4

Latina/o/x Studies in Action explores university/college-community partnerships and civic engagement with/in Latina/o/x communities in the United States. Drawing from the field of Latina/o/x Studies, the course explores and interrogates "traditional" academic understandings of knowledge production, research, and service learning. Focusing on questions of power, inequality, and social change, this course will examine how university/college-community partnerships can be based on reciprocity, exchange, and the centering of community assets, needs, and voices.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Community-Based Learning
V. Rosa

CRPE-356 Latinas/os/x and Housing: Mi Casa Is Not Su Casa

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

Housing is closely tied to quality of life and the health of neighborhoods and communities. As a main goal of the "American Dream," homeownership has important significance on an individual and societal level. For immigrants, this goal is often out of reach as a result of racism and discriminatory housing policies. This interdisciplinary seminar explores Latinas/os/x relationship to housing and homeownership by examining the history of exclusionary housing policies in the United States. By exploring a range of topics (affordability, ownership, gentrification, etc), we will develop a sharper understanding of why housing is one of the most pressing issues for Latinas/os/x today.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-333MC
Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive
V. Rosa

CRPE-363 A Social Movements' History of the States from Grassroots Organizing to Social Movements

Spring. Credits: 4

This course will be an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary exploration of grassroots organizing, community experiences, and social movements from 1700 to the present day by highlighting how community organizing has been affected by socio-structural problems and, in the words of Patricia Hill Collins, "the matrix of oppression"; but also by critically analyzing the historical contributions of grassroots organizations to dismantling all systems of domination. We will track how various organizations and social movements have understood, challenged, contested, and transformed power hierarchies. Simultaneously we will enter the history of community organizing in the United States of America and interrogate how multidimensional processes of racialization, gender classification, class, and sexual division inform experiences within and around these social movements.

Applies to requirement(s): Humanities; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive, Writing-Intensive
M. Abello Hurtado
Restrictions: This course is open to juniors and seniors

CRPE-364 Critical Refugee Studies

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

Critical Refugee Studies will address a unique and growing portion of the migration flow to the United States -- refugees and asylum seekers. The course will discuss the historical development of persons in flight from their home nations and the U.S.'s ability (and sometimes reluctance) to receive them. The course will address their legal and popular categorization, the various reasons for their displacement abroad, and overt and buried expressions of their identities based on their categorization and displacement.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive, Writing-Intensive
D. Hern谩ndez
Prereq: 4 credits in Latina/o Studies or Critical Social Thought.

CRPE-366 Disposable People: A History of Deportation

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

Taught in English, the course explores comparative racial and ethnic politics in the U.S. during the 20th century. We will analyze the creation and maintenance of structural inequalities through laws and policies targeted at persons of color in the areas of healthcare, transportation, immigration, labor, racial segregation, and education. Through readings, lectures and films, we will discuss critical histories of community struggle against social inequality, registering the central impact that race, class, gender, sexuality, and citizenship have had on efforts toward social justice.

Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
D. Hern谩ndez

CRPE-371 Free Them All: Abolition Feminism and Anticarceral Action Research

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

This course will center the activism, theories and praxis of abolition feminism. We will collectively study how interpersonal violence (gender, racial, sexual, ableist) is intertwined with state violence (from domestic policing to militarism abroad). Through investigating the legal history of the criminalization of survivors alongside mainstream antiviolence research and statistics, we will challenge the use of criminological binaries such as victim/perpetrator and violent/nonviolent. Partnering with coalitions like Survived and Punished National, this course is structured by a series of anti-carceral action research projects such as contributing to active survivor defense campaigns.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-333CF
Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Community-Based Learning, Writing-Intensive
R. Hwang
Prereq: Two courses in Gender Studies or Critical Social Thought at the 200 level or above.

CRPE-372 Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab

Spring. Credits: 4

The overall goal of this course is to make explicit connections between mutual aid and transformative justice, and the intertwined place-based and community histories in which these interventions continue to be made. Students will leave with a grounded understanding of the connections, tensions and differences between transformative justice and restorative justice and criminal justice. Alongside Dean Spade's Mutual Aid Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next), students will be introduced to the radical history of mutual aid-- learning the difference between "charity" and "solidarity" -- and how mutual aid might interrupt systemic to interpersonal harm.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-333TH
Applies to requirement(s): Humanities
Other Attribute(s): Community-Based Learning
R. Hwang
Prereq: A 200-level course in Gender Studies, Critical Social Thought, or Critical Race and Political Economy.

CRPE-374 Latina/o Immigration

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

The course provides an historical and topical overview of Latina/o migration to the United States. We will examine the economic, political, and social antecedents to Latin American migration, and the historical impact of the migration process in the U.S. Considering migration from Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, we will discuss the social construction of race, the gendered nature of migration, migrant labor struggles, Latin American-U.S. Latino relations, immigration policy, and border life and enforcement. Notions of citizenship, race, class, gender, and sexuality will be central to our understanding of the complexity at work in the migration process.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-333UU
Applies to requirement(s): Social Sciences; Multicultural Perspectives
Other Attribute(s): Community-Based Learning
D. Hern谩ndez
Notes: Community-based learning is optional in this class.

CRPE-392 Senior Seminar

Fall. Credits: 4

This capstone course brings seniors together to think through relationships among empirical research, theory, activism, and practice in gender studies and critical social thought. Majors with diverse interests, perspectives, and expertise will have the opportunity to reflect on, and share with each other, the significance of their major education in relation to their current and past work, their capstone or senior projects, their academic studies as a whole, and their engagements outside of academia. Course readings and discussion will be shaped by students in collaboration with the instructor.

Crosslisted as: GNDST-392
Applies to requirement(s): Humanities
Other Attribute(s): Speaking-Intensive
R. Hwang
Restrictions: This course is limited to seniors.

CRPE-395 Independent Study

Fall and Spring. Credits: 1 - 8

The department
Instructor permission required.

Courses Meeting Requirements for CRPE's Major Pathways, Minors, and Categories

CRPE Major Pathway/Minor

Anthropology
ANTHR-216WCSpecial Topics in Anthropology: 'Writing Capitalism's Ruins'4
Art History
ARTH-106Arts of Africa and Its Diasporas4
ARTH-290AWIssues in Art History: 'African and African American Women Artists'4
ARTH-290SWIssues in Art History: 'Here +54: From the Smithsonian to Soweto, Arts of the African Americas and Africa'4
ARTH-300AFSeminar: 'Curating African and African American Art: Up from the Basement and into the Collection'4
Biological Sciences
BIOL-321RBConference Course: 'Race and Biology'4
Critical Race & Political Econ
CRPE-180Introduction to Latinx Studies: Structural Inequalities4
CRPE-200Foundations of Africana Studies4
CRPE-205Foundations in Critical Social Thought4
CRPE-208Introduction to Twentieth-Century Critical Race Theory4
CRPE-228Visualizing Immigrant Narratives: Migration in Film4
CRPE-231Dialoguing for Racial Change4
CRPE-239Latina/o/x Urbanism4
CRPE-240BRIntermediate Topics: 'Borderlands Film and Literature'4
CRPE-240FDIntermediate Topics: 'U.S. Latinx Foodways'4
CRPE-244The Historical-Grammar of Black Feminist Thought Across the Caribbean and the Americas4
CRPE-254Nueva York4
CRPE-256Trap Doors and Glittering Closets: Queer/Trans* of Color Politics of Recognition, Legibility, Visibility and Aesthetics4
CRPE-257Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability4
CRPE-261Race, Racism, and Power4
CRPE-308Luminous Darkness: African American Social Thought After DuBois4
CRPE-323Latina Feminism(s)4
CRPE-339Abolitionist Dreams And Everyday Resistance: Freedom Memoirs, Struggles, and Decolonizing Justice4
CRPE-340CHAdvanced Topics: 'Latinx Cultural History'4
CRPE-352Latina/o/x Studies in Action4
CRPE-356Latinas/os/x and Housing: Mi Casa Is Not Su Casa4
CRPE-363A Social Movements' History of the States from Grassroots Organizing to Social Movements4
CRPE-364Critical Refugee Studies4
CRPE-366Disposable People: A History of Deportation4
CRPE-371Free Them All: Abolition Feminism and Anticarceral Action Research4
CRPE-372Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab4
CRPE-374Latina/o Immigration4
CRPE-392Senior Seminar4
Dance
DANCE-132Introduction to Hip Hop2
DANCE-133Introduction to Breakin'2
DANCE-142West African Dance2
DANCE-146Afro-Fusion Dance2
DANCE-232Intermediate Hip Hop2
DANCE-234House Dance2
DANCE-272AFDance and Culture: 'Improvisation from an Africanist Perspective'4
DANCE-272FDDance and Culture: 'Funk Styles'4
Economics
ECON-306Political Economy of Inequality4
ECON-349ECAdvanced Topics in Economics: 'Analysis of Empire of Cotton'4
English
ENGL-217SATopics in English: 'South African Literature: Postapartheid and Beyond'4
ENGL-257Survey of African American Literature4
ENGL-274Introduction to Asian American Literature4
ENGL-280Literary and Cultural Theory4
ENGL-334BGAsian American Film and Visual Culture: 'Beyond Geishas and Kung Fu Masters'4
ENGL-338Aesthetics of Racial Capitalism4
ENGL-350ABTopics in African American Literature: 'Abolition and Climate Change'4
ENGL-350ATTopics in African American Literature: 'Race and the Aesthetics of Taste'4
ENGL-366Love, Sex, and Death in the Anthropocene, or Living Through the Age of Climate Change and Other Disasters4
ENGL-368Shapeshifting Through the Nineteenth Century and Beyond4
ENGL-382ANAdvanced Topics in English: 'American Animality'4
ENGL-389Revolution and Change in the Age of Necropolitics4
Environmental Studies
ENVST-150DVIntroductory Topics in Environmental Studies: 'Introduction to the Histories and Theories of Development'4
ENVST-210Political Ecology4
ENVST-321CPConference Courses in Environmental Studies: 'Political Economy of the Environment: Capitalism and Climate Change'4
Entrepreneurship, Orgs & Soc
EOS-349BCTopic: 'History of British Capitalism'4
Film, Media, Theater
FMT-240PEIntermediate Courses in Production and Practice: 'African Performance Aesthetics'4
FMT-330ATAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'African Theater'4
FMT-330PAAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Natural's Not in It: Pedro Almod贸var'4
FMT-330RRAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Anti-Fascism in Film: Reel Revolutions'4
FMT-330SVAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Media and Surveillance'4
FMT-333RRAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Anti-Fascism in Film: Reel Revolutions'4
French
FREN-219Intermediate Level Courses in Culture and Literature: Introduction to the French-Speaking World4
FREN-341NECourses in Francophone Studies: 'Revisiting the Negritude Movement: Origins, Evolution, and Relevance'4
Geography
GEOG-206Political Geography4
GEOG-314China in the Global South4
GEOG-331Water, People, and Politics in the Anthropocene4
Gender Studies
GNDST-204TJWomen and Gender in the Study of Culture: 'Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability'4
GNDST-206FAWomen and Gender in History: 'Labor and Family in African History'4
GNDST-210SLWomen and Gender in Philosophy and Religion: 'Women and Gender in Islam'4
GNDST-210WRWomen and Gender in Philosophy and Religion: ''Womanist Religious Thought'4
GNDST-212ECWomen and Gender in Social Sciences: 'Gender and Labor in the Global Economy'4
GNDST-241PHWomen and Gender in Science: 'Pharmocracy: Empire by Molecular Means'4
GNDST-333ANAdvanced Seminar: 'Love, Sex, and Death in the Anthropocene, or Living Through the Age of Climate Change and Other Disasters'4
GNDST-333ECAdvanced Seminar: 'Gender and Economic Development in the Global South'4
GNDST-333EMAdvanced Seminar: 'Flesh and Blood: Naturecultural Embodiments'4
GNDST-333MSAdvanced Seminar: 'Multi-Species Justice? Entangled Lives and Human Power'4
GNDST-333PAAdvanced Seminar: 'Natural's Not in It: Pedro Almod贸var'4
GNDST-333THAdvanced Seminar: 'Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab'4
GNDST-392Senior Seminar4
German Studies
GRMST-231YNTopics in German and European Studies In A Global Context" 'Yiddish Nation: Language as Homeland'4
History
HIST-141Introduction to Modern African History4
HIST-142Introduction to Pre Colonial African History4
HIST-213History of Turtle Island: Introduction to Native North America4
HIST-245EUTopics in African History: 'European Expansion in Africa'4
HIST-245FATopics in African History: 'Labor and Family in African History'4
HIST-245MWTopics in African History: 'Modern West Africa, 1800 to the Present'4
HIST-245NDTopics in African History: 'Nationalism and Decolonization'4
HIST-245SVTopics in African History: 'Slavery and Emancipation in Africa'4
HIST-276U.S. Women's History Since 18904
HIST-277History of Energy4
HIST-279Modern Civil Rights Movement4
HIST-280DDTopics in North American History: 'Diversity, Inclusion, and Daily Democracy in US History'4
HIST-282African American History from Emancipation to the Present4
HIST-357History of British Capitalism4
Jewish Studies
JWST-269Citizens and Subjects: Jews in the Modern World4
Latin American Studies
LATAM-287FMTopics in Latin American Studies: 'Frames of Mind: Tracking Power/Knowledge'4
Music
MUSIC-161Beginning West African Drumming Ensemble1
MUSIC-226World Music4
MUSIC-228African Opera in Theory and Practice4
MUSIC-229African Popular Music4
Politics
POLIT-234Black Metropolis: From MLK to Obama4
POLIT-252Urban Politics4
POLIT-355Race and Housing4
POLIT-387PDAdvanced Topics in Politics: 'Other Political Dreams'4
Psychology
PSYCH-213Psychology of Racism4
Religion
RELIG-172Religion and Ecological Movements4
RELIG-181Introduction to African Diaspora Religions4
RELIG-207Women and Gender in Islam4
RELIG-209Disability and Religion4
RELIG-225APTopics in Religion: 'Apocalypse Now? Spiritual Responses to Ecological Catastrophe'4
RELIG-225CQTopics in Religion: 'Colonialism Then and Now: Religion, Law, and Conquest'4
RELIG-225NRTopics in Religion: 'Reimagining American Religious History: Race, Gender, and Alterity'4
RELIG-246Womanist Religious Thought4
RELIG-248Islam in America: From Slavery to the "Muslim Ban4
RELIG-267Buddhist Ethics4
RELIG-269Citizens and Subjects: Jews in the Modern World4
RELIG-331AFAdvanced Topics in Religion: 'African American Spiritualities of Dissent'4
RELIG-352Body and Gender in Religious Traditions4
RELIG-361The Aquatic Life of Black Devotion4
Sociology
SOCI-214Race in America: Inequality, Immigration, and Other Issues4
SOCI-216DRSpecial Topics in Sociology: 'Dialoguing for Racial Change'4
SOCI-316RMSpecial Topics in Sociology: 'Consumer Culture: Race in the Marketplace'4
Spanish
SPAN-230HYIdentities & Intersections: An Introduction: 'Hybrid Identities of the Spanish-Speaking World'4
SPAN-340PAAdvanced Studies in Visual Cultures: 'Natural's Not in It: Pedro Almod贸var'4
SPAN-340RRAdvanced Studies in Visual Cultures: 'Anti-Fascism in Film: Reel Revolutions'4

Africana Studies Major Pathway/Minor

Art History
ARTH-106Arts of Africa and Its Diasporas4
ARTH-290AWIssues in Art History: 'African and African American Women Artists'4
ARTH-290SWIssues in Art History: 'Here +54: From the Smithsonian to Soweto, Arts of the African Americas and Africa'4
ARTH-300AFSeminar: 'Curating African and African American Art: Up from the Basement and into the Collection'4
Critical Race & Political Econ
CRPE-200Foundations of Africana Studies4
CRPE-208Introduction to Twentieth-Century Critical Race Theory4
CRPE-244The Historical-Grammar of Black Feminist Thought Across the Caribbean and the Americas4
CRPE-308Luminous Darkness: African American Social Thought After DuBois4
CRPE-363A Social Movements' History of the States from Grassroots Organizing to Social Movements4
Dance
DANCE-132Introduction to Hip Hop2
DANCE-133Introduction to Breakin'2
DANCE-142West African Dance2
DANCE-146Afro-Fusion Dance2
DANCE-232Intermediate Hip Hop2
DANCE-234House Dance2
DANCE-272AFDance and Culture: 'Improvisation from an Africanist Perspective'4
DANCE-272FDDance and Culture: 'Funk Styles'4
Economics
ECON-306Political Economy of Inequality4
ECON-349ECAdvanced Topics in Economics: 'Analysis of Empire of Cotton'4
English
ENGL-217SATopics in English: 'South African Literature: Postapartheid and Beyond'4
ENGL-257Survey of African American Literature4
ENGL-350ABTopics in African American Literature: 'Abolition and Climate Change'4
ENGL-350ATTopics in African American Literature: 'Race and the Aesthetics of Taste'4
Environmental Studies
ENVST-210Political Ecology4
Film, Media, Theater
FMT-240PEIntermediate Courses in Production and Practice: 'African Performance Aesthetics'4
FMT-330ATAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'African Theater'4
French
FREN-219Intermediate Level Courses in Culture and Literature: Introduction to the French-Speaking World4
FREN-341NECourses in Francophone Studies: 'Revisiting the Negritude Movement: Origins, Evolution, and Relevance'4
Geography
GEOG-314China in the Global South4
Gender Studies
GNDST-206FAWomen and Gender in History: 'Labor and Family in African History'4
GNDST-210WRWomen and Gender in Philosophy and Religion: ''Womanist Religious Thought'4
History
HIST-142Introduction to Pre Colonial African History4
HIST-213History of Turtle Island: Introduction to Native North America4
HIST-245EUTopics in African History: 'European Expansion in Africa'4
HIST-245FATopics in African History: 'Labor and Family in African History'4
HIST-245MWTopics in African History: 'Modern West Africa, 1800 to the Present'4
HIST-245NDTopics in African History: 'Nationalism and Decolonization'4
HIST-245SVTopics in African History: 'Slavery and Emancipation in Africa'4
HIST-282African American History from Emancipation to the Present4
Music
MUSIC-161Beginning West African Drumming Ensemble1
MUSIC-226World Music4
MUSIC-228African Opera in Theory and Practice4
MUSIC-229African Popular Music4
Politics
POLIT-234Black Metropolis: From MLK to Obama4
POLIT-252Urban Politics4
POLIT-355Race and Housing4
POLIT-387PDAdvanced Topics in Politics: 'Other Political Dreams'4
Religion
RELIG-181Introduction to African Diaspora Religions4
RELIG-246Womanist Religious Thought4
RELIG-331AFAdvanced Topics in Religion: 'African American Spiritualities of Dissent'4
RELIG-361The Aquatic Life of Black Devotion4

Critical Social Thought Major Pathway

Anthropology
ANTHR-216WCSpecial Topics in Anthropology: 'Writing Capitalism's Ruins'4
Critical Race & Political Econ
CRPE-205Foundations in Critical Social Thought4
CRPE-208Introduction to Twentieth-Century Critical Race Theory4
CRPE-228Visualizing Immigrant Narratives: Migration in Film4
CRPE-239Latina/o/x Urbanism4
CRPE-240FDIntermediate Topics: 'U.S. Latinx Foodways'4
CRPE-244The Historical-Grammar of Black Feminist Thought Across the Caribbean and the Americas4
CRPE-254Nueva York4
CRPE-256Trap Doors and Glittering Closets: Queer/Trans* of Color Politics of Recognition, Legibility, Visibility and Aesthetics4
CRPE-257Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability4
CRPE-261Race, Racism, and Power4
CRPE-308Luminous Darkness: African American Social Thought After DuBois4
CRPE-323Latina Feminism(s)4
CRPE-339Abolitionist Dreams And Everyday Resistance: Freedom Memoirs, Struggles, and Decolonizing Justice4
CRPE-352Latina/o/x Studies in Action4
CRPE-356Latinas/os/x and Housing: Mi Casa Is Not Su Casa4
CRPE-364Critical Refugee Studies4
CRPE-366Disposable People: A History of Deportation4
CRPE-371Free Them All: Abolition Feminism and Anticarceral Action Research4
CRPE-372Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab4
CRPE-374Latina/o Immigration4
CRPE-392Senior Seminar4
Economics
ECON-306Political Economy of Inequality4
ECON-349ECAdvanced Topics in Economics: 'Analysis of Empire of Cotton'4
English
ENGL-257Survey of African American Literature4
ENGL-274Introduction to Asian American Literature4
ENGL-280Literary and Cultural Theory4
ENGL-325Victorian Literature and Visual Culture4
ENGL-334BGAsian American Film and Visual Culture: 'Beyond Geishas and Kung Fu Masters'4
ENGL-338Aesthetics of Racial Capitalism4
ENGL-350ABTopics in African American Literature: 'Abolition and Climate Change'4
ENGL-350ATTopics in African American Literature: 'Race and the Aesthetics of Taste'4
ENGL-366Love, Sex, and Death in the Anthropocene, or Living Through the Age of Climate Change and Other Disasters4
ENGL-368Shapeshifting Through the Nineteenth Century and Beyond4
ENGL-382ANAdvanced Topics in English: 'American Animality'4
ENGL-389Revolution and Change in the Age of Necropolitics4
Environmental Studies
ENVST-150DVIntroductory Topics in Environmental Studies: 'Introduction to the Histories and Theories of Development'4
ENVST-210Political Ecology4
ENVST-321CPConference Courses in Environmental Studies: 'Political Economy of the Environment: Capitalism and Climate Change'4
Entrepreneurship, Orgs & Soc
EOS-349BCTopic: 'History of British Capitalism'4
Film, Media, Theater
FMT-330PAAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Natural's Not in It: Pedro Almod贸var'4
FMT-330RRAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Anti-Fascism in Film: Reel Revolutions'4
FMT-330SVAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Media and Surveillance'4
FMT-333RRAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'Anti-Fascism in Film: Reel Revolutions'4
Geography
GEOG-206Political Geography4
GEOG-331Water, People, and Politics in the Anthropocene4
Gender Studies
GNDST-204TJWomen and Gender in the Study of Culture: 'Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability'4
GNDST-210SLWomen and Gender in Philosophy and Religion: 'Women and Gender in Islam'4
GNDST-241PHWomen and Gender in Science: 'Pharmocracy: Empire by Molecular Means'4
GNDST-333ANAdvanced Seminar: 'Love, Sex, and Death in the Anthropocene, or Living Through the Age of Climate Change and Other Disasters'4
GNDST-333ECAdvanced Seminar: 'Gender and Economic Development in the Global South'4
GNDST-333EMAdvanced Seminar: 'Flesh and Blood: Naturecultural Embodiments'4
GNDST-333MSAdvanced Seminar: 'Multi-Species Justice? Entangled Lives and Human Power'4
GNDST-333PAAdvanced Seminar: 'Natural's Not in It: Pedro Almod贸var'4
GNDST-333THAdvanced Seminar: 'Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab'4
GNDST-392Senior Seminar4
German Studies
GRMST-231YNTopics in German and European Studies In A Global Context" 'Yiddish Nation: Language as Homeland'4
History
HIST-141Introduction to Modern African History4
HIST-276U.S. Women's History Since 18904
HIST-277History of Energy4
HIST-279Modern Civil Rights Movement4
HIST-280DDTopics in North American History: 'Diversity, Inclusion, and Daily Democracy in US History'4
HIST-357History of British Capitalism4
Jewish Studies
JWST-269Citizens and Subjects: Jews in the Modern World4
Latin American Studies
LATAM-287FMTopics in Latin American Studies: 'Frames of Mind: Tracking Power/Knowledge'4
Politics
POLIT-234Black Metropolis: From MLK to Obama4
POLIT-252Urban Politics4
POLIT-355Race and Housing4
POLIT-387PDAdvanced Topics in Politics: 'Other Political Dreams'4
Psychology
PSYCH-213Psychology of Racism4
Religion
RELIG-172Religion and Ecological Movements4
RELIG-181Introduction to African Diaspora Religions4
RELIG-207Women and Gender in Islam4
RELIG-209Disability and Religion4
RELIG-225APTopics in Religion: 'Apocalypse Now? Spiritual Responses to Ecological Catastrophe'4
RELIG-225CQTopics in Religion: 'Colonialism Then and Now: Religion, Law, and Conquest'4
RELIG-225NRTopics in Religion: 'Reimagining American Religious History: Race, Gender, and Alterity'4
RELIG-248Islam in America: From Slavery to the "Muslim Ban4
RELIG-267Buddhist Ethics4
RELIG-269Citizens and Subjects: Jews in the Modern World4
RELIG-331AFAdvanced Topics in Religion: 'African American Spiritualities of Dissent'4
RELIG-352Body and Gender in Religious Traditions4
Sociology
SOCI-214Race in America: Inequality, Immigration, and Other Issues4
SOCI-316RMSpecial Topics in Sociology: 'Consumer Culture: Race in the Marketplace'4
Spanish
SPAN-230HYIdentities & Intersections: An Introduction: 'Hybrid Identities of the Spanish-Speaking World'4
SPAN-340PAAdvanced Studies in Visual Cultures: 'Natural's Not in It: Pedro Almod贸var'4
SPAN-340RRAdvanced Studies in Visual Cultures: 'Anti-Fascism in Film: Reel Revolutions'4

Latinx Studies Minor

Critical Race & Political Econ
CRPE-180Introduction to Latinx Studies: Structural Inequalities4
CRPE-228Visualizing Immigrant Narratives: Migration in Film4
CRPE-239Latina/o/x Urbanism4
CRPE-240BRIntermediate Topics: 'Borderlands Film and Literature'4
CRPE-240FDIntermediate Topics: 'U.S. Latinx Foodways'4
CRPE-254Nueva York4
CRPE-261Race, Racism, and Power4
CRPE-323Latina Feminism(s)4
CRPE-340CHAdvanced Topics: 'Latinx Cultural History'4
CRPE-352Latina/o/x Studies in Action4
CRPE-356Latinas/os/x and Housing: Mi Casa Is Not Su Casa4
CRPE-364Critical Refugee Studies4
CRPE-366Disposable People: A History of Deportation4
CRPE-374Latina/o Immigration4

People, Power, Place

Critical Race & Political Econ
CRPE-180Introduction to Latinx Studies: Structural Inequalities4
CRPE-200Foundations of Africana Studies4
CRPE-205Foundations in Critical Social Thought4
CRPE-208Introduction to Twentieth-Century Critical Race Theory4
CRPE-239Latina/o/x Urbanism4
CRPE-240FDIntermediate Topics: 'U.S. Latinx Foodways'4
CRPE-244The Historical-Grammar of Black Feminist Thought Across the Caribbean and the Americas4
CRPE-254Nueva York4
CRPE-257Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability4
CRPE-261Race, Racism, and Power4
CRPE-308Luminous Darkness: African American Social Thought After DuBois4
CRPE-323Latina Feminism(s)4
CRPE-352Latina/o/x Studies in Action4
CRPE-356Latinas/os/x and Housing: Mi Casa Is Not Su Casa4
CRPE-363A Social Movements' History of the States from Grassroots Organizing to Social Movements4
CRPE-364Critical Refugee Studies4
CRPE-366Disposable People: A History of Deportation4
CRPE-371Free Them All: Abolition Feminism and Anticarceral Action Research4
CRPE-372Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab4
CRPE-374Latina/o Immigration4
Economics
ECON-306Political Economy of Inequality4
ECON-349ECAdvanced Topics in Economics: 'Analysis of Empire of Cotton'4
French
FREN-341NECourses in Francophone Studies: 'Revisiting the Negritude Movement: Origins, Evolution, and Relevance'4
Geography
GEOG-331Water, People, and Politics in the Anthropocene4
Gender Studies
GNDST-204TJWomen and Gender in the Study of Culture: 'Transforming Justice and Practicing Truth to Power: Critical Methodologies and Methods in Community Participatory Action Research and Accountability'4
GNDST-210SLWomen and Gender in Philosophy and Religion: 'Women and Gender in Islam'4
GNDST-212ECWomen and Gender in Social Sciences: 'Gender and Labor in the Global Economy'4
GNDST-333ECAdvanced Seminar: 'Gender and Economic Development in the Global South'4
GNDST-333THAdvanced Seminar: 'Transforming Harm and Mutual Aid: A Transformative Justice Lab'4
History
HIST-141Introduction to Modern African History4
HIST-142Introduction to Pre Colonial African History4
HIST-213History of Turtle Island: Introduction to Native North America4
HIST-245EUTopics in African History: 'European Expansion in Africa'4
HIST-245MWTopics in African History: 'Modern West Africa, 1800 to the Present'4
HIST-245SVTopics in African History: 'Slavery and Emancipation in Africa'4
HIST-280DDTopics in North American History: 'Diversity, Inclusion, and Daily Democracy in US History'4
HIST-282African American History from Emancipation to the Present4
Politics
POLIT-234Black Metropolis: From MLK to Obama4
POLIT-252Urban Politics4
POLIT-355Race and Housing4
POLIT-387PDAdvanced Topics in Politics: 'Other Political Dreams'4
Psychology
PSYCH-213Psychology of Racism4
Religion
RELIG-207Women and Gender in Islam4
RELIG-246Womanist Religious Thought4
RELIG-248Islam in America: From Slavery to the "Muslim Ban4
Sociology
SOCI-214Race in America: Inequality, Immigration, and Other Issues4
SOCI-316RMSpecial Topics in Sociology: 'Consumer Culture: Race in the Marketplace'4

Representation

Art History
ARTH-106Arts of Africa and Its Diasporas4
ARTH-290AWIssues in Art History: 'African and African American Women Artists'4
ARTH-290SWIssues in Art History: 'Here +54: From the Smithsonian to Soweto, Arts of the African Americas and Africa'4
ARTH-300AFSeminar: 'Curating African and African American Art: Up from the Basement and into the Collection'4
Critical Race & Political Econ
CRPE-228Visualizing Immigrant Narratives: Migration in Film4
CRPE-256Trap Doors and Glittering Closets: Queer/Trans* of Color Politics of Recognition, Legibility, Visibility and Aesthetics4
CRPE-339Abolitionist Dreams And Everyday Resistance: Freedom Memoirs, Struggles, and Decolonizing Justice4
Dance
DANCE-132Introduction to Hip Hop2
DANCE-133Introduction to Breakin'2
DANCE-142West African Dance2
DANCE-146Afro-Fusion Dance2
DANCE-232Intermediate Hip Hop2
DANCE-234House Dance2
DANCE-272AFDance and Culture: 'Improvisation from an Africanist Perspective'4
DANCE-272FDDance and Culture: 'Funk Styles'4
English
ENGL-257Survey of African American Literature4
ENGL-274Introduction to Asian American Literature4
ENGL-325Victorian Literature and Visual Culture4
ENGL-334BGAsian American Film and Visual Culture: 'Beyond Geishas and Kung Fu Masters'4
ENGL-338Aesthetics of Racial Capitalism4
ENGL-350ABTopics in African American Literature: 'Abolition and Climate Change'4
ENGL-350ATTopics in African American Literature: 'Race and the Aesthetics of Taste'4
ENGL-366Love, Sex, and Death in the Anthropocene, or Living Through the Age of Climate Change and Other Disasters4
Film, Media, Theater
FMT-240PEIntermediate Courses in Production and Practice: 'African Performance Aesthetics'4
FMT-330ATAdvanced Courses in History and Theory: 'African Theater'4
Music
MUSIC-228African Opera in Theory and Practice4
MUSIC-229African Popular Music4
MUSIC-261Intermediate West African Drumming Ensemble1
Religion
RELIG-181Introduction to African Diaspora Religions4
RELIG-225NRTopics in Religion: 'Reimagining American Religious History: Race, Gender, and Alterity'4
RELIG-331AFAdvanced Topics in Religion: 'African American Spiritualities of Dissent'4
RELIG-361The Aquatic Life of Black Devotion4

Collaboratory

Collaboratories are courses designed to foster in-depth critical studies of race, colonialism, migration, and political economy. The department will offer one collaboratory per year.

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The Critical Race and Political Economy Department introduces students to the intersectional and interdisciplinary study of race, colonialism, migration, and political economy.

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