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Course Packet is abbreviated in the course schedule as CP.


Jan. 24
Course overview and introduction.


UNIT ONE: POWER AND PRIVILEGE

Jan. 29
CP: Lorde, "Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference"; Yamato, "Something about the Subject Makes it Hard to Name."

Jan. 31
CP: McIntosh, "Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack"; Bailey, "Despising An Identity They Taught Me to Claim."

UNIT TWO: VULNERABILITY AT THE INTERSECTIONS

Feb. 5
Conquest: chapters 1-5.

Feb. 7
continued: chapters 6-8.

Feb. 12
Public Screening*: No! (Simmons, 2006) – program for Sexuality Week in Campus Center 375, beginning at 2:45 pm.
Assignment Due: Photo Essay.

*This event will continue beyond our class session, so please prepare to either stay longer, to get excused from another class, or to clear it with me first if you need to leave at 4:05 pm.

Feb. 14
CP: Hemphill, “Conditions XXI”; Davis , “Rape, Racism, and the Myth of the Black Rapist”; Crenshaw, "Mapping the Margins."

Sign up on Blackboard for Digital Storytelling project by this date!

Winter Break, February 18-19, 2008.

Feb. 21
The Fire Next Time.
Online Lecture: James Cone, Strange Fruit: The Cross and the Lynching Tree. (Real Player needed to view) | See also Interview with Bill Moyers.
Billie Holiday's Strange Fruit. (You Tube video)

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UNIT THREE: CONFRONTING HISTORY, REDRESSING LEGACIES

Feb. 26
Screening: "The Story We Tell," from Race: The Power of an Illusion (Pt. 2).
Assignment Due: Open Letter.

Feb. 28
CP: Gilman, "Black Bodies, White Bodies."

Mar. 4
Screening: Jefferson's Blood.

Mar. 6
CP: Piper, "Passing for White, Passing for Black."

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UNIT FOUR: COLOR LINES AND BODY POLITICS

Mar. 11
Screening: Lest We Forget.
Online: Darraj, Understanding the Other Sister: The Case of Arab Feminism.

Mar. 13
Online: Martinez, Seeing More Than Black and White.
CP: Cruz-Jansen, "Latinegras."
Bonus Assignment Due: E-Journal Submission (deadline for submissions - March 17, 2008).

Mar. 18
Screening: Sex on the Beach: Tourism in Contemporary Advertisements.
Assignment Due: Project Proposal and Annotated Bibliography.

Spring Break, March 20-28, 2008.

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UNIT FIVE: CONFLICTS AT THE INTERSECTIONS

Apr. 1
Screening: "The House We Live In," from Race: The Power of an Illusion (Pt. 3).

Apr. 3
CP: Bierria et al, “To Render Ourselves Visible”; Flaherty, "Corporate Reconstruction and Grassroots Resistance."

Apr. 8
Screening: Flag Wars.
Assignment Due: Project Script and Storyboard.

Apr. 10
Film screening continued.

Apr. 15
Exile and Pride - Part I: Places.

Apr. 17
continued - Part II: Bodies.


Apr. 22
Screening: Blind Faith.

Apr. 24
Film screening continud.

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CONCLUSION

Apr. 29
Digital Storytelling Presentations:
Projects: Achola Obama; Noose Hangings; Rape and War.

May 1
Presentations:Stereotypes; Culture Wars; Immigration Wars.

May 6
Presentations: Katrina; White Flight; Fighting Racism.


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