U.S. cinema has always struggled with both race and racism. This course examines the long, complex history of representations (and erasures) of racial difference in U.S. film. Although most mainstream films and public discussions frame race as a black-and-white issue, this course understands racial formations in the U.S. to be more multiple. We will watch […]
This course focuses on historical and contemporary issues of race and ethnic inequalities in the United States. Our goal is to examine sociological theories of race and ethnic relations and to understand how the social construction of race, and racism have influenced organizations, institutions and identities.