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CP refers to readings in the Course Packet.

INTRODUCTION

Jan. 19
Course overview and introduction.

Jan. 24
CP: Frye, “Oppression”; Lorde, “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference.”

Jan. 26
CP: McIntosh, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.”

UNIT ONE: WHERE RACE MEETS GENDER MEETS CLASS

Jan. 31
Video: Jefferson's Blood.

Feb. 2
CP: Piper, “Passing for White, Passing for Black.”

Feb. 7
CP: Martinez, “Seeing More Than Black and White”; Cruz-Janzen, “Latinegras.”

Feb. 9
Video: L'Operacion.

UNIT TWO: SHAPING THE BODY POLITIC

Feb. 14
CP: Hubbard, “Who Should and Who Should Not Inhabit the World”; Ross, “African-American Women and Abortion: A Neglected History.”

Feb. 16
Video: “The Story We Tell,” from Race: The Power of an Illusion.

Feb. 21
CP: Hammad, “Of Refuge and Language”; Naber, “So Our History Doesn't Become Your Future.”
Game: ICED: I Can End Deportation.

Feb. 23
Video: "The House We Live in," from Race: The Power of an Illusion.

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UNIT THREE: SITES OF POWER, SITES OF RESISTANCE

Feb. 28
Online: BFP, "The Ruin Porn Post," "The Consequences of Ruin Porn," and "Movement: Rust Belt Style."

Mar. 1
Video: Maquilapolis.

Mar. 6
CP: Clare, “Clearcut: Explaining the Distance…Losing Home…End of the Line.”
YouTube: Carter, "Greening the Ghetto."

Mar. 8
Team Meeting.
Due: Proposal for Debate Team Session.

Spring Break

UNIT FOUR: THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL

Mar. 20
CP: Hallett, “Rape is Rape”; Smith, “Beyond Restorative Justice.”

Mar. 22
CP: Bierria, Liebenthal, and Incite!, “To Render Ourselves Visible.”

Mar. 27
Film: Blind Faith.

Mar. 29
Film continued.

Apr. 3
BLACKBOARD: Pharr, “Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism” (pages 1-26).

Apr. 5
CP: Stone, "What the Homosexuality Debates Really Say about the Bible."

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UNIT FIVE: WHOSE COMMUNITY?

Apr. 10
Video: Flag Wars.
Due: Annotated Bibliography.

Apr. 12
continued.

Apr. 17
CP: Baca, "Our People Are the Internal Exiles."

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CONCLUSION: DEBATING THE ISSUES

Apr. 19
In-class Meeting with Teams.

Apr. 24
Debate: Teams 1 and 2.

Apr. 26
Debate: Teams 3 and 4.

May 1
Debate: Teams 5 and 6.

May 3
Debate: Teams 7 and 8.

May 8
Course review and reflection.

May 16
Final Exam - 8:00-10:00 am

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