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21A.235 American Dream: Exploring Class in the U.S., Spring 2007
Americans have historically preferred to think of the United States in classless terms, as a land of economic opportunity equally open to all. Yet, social class remains a central fault line in the U.S. Subject explores the ...
17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law, Spring 2007
This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.
SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2010
This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize ...
21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity, Spring 2003
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. Students explore the history of nationalism, focusing on ideologies about the nation-state, and look at the ways gender, religious and racial ...
21W.730-4 Writing and the Environment, Fall 2002
Environmentalists have traditionally relied upon the power of their prose to transform the thoughts and behavior of their contemporaries. John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, evoked the wonders of California's Hetch ...
WGS.111 Gender and Media Studies: Women and the Media, Fall 2008
This course examines representations of race, class, gender, and sexual identity in the media. We will be considering issues of authorship, spectatorship, (audience) and the ways in which various media content (film, ...
21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity, Spring 2005
This course is an introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity, consider how gender, religious and racial identity components interact with ethnic and ...
21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity, Fall 2009
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity, and consider the ways in which gendered, linguistic, religious, and ethno-racial identity components ...
21W.745 / SP.576J / WGS.576J Advanced Essay Workshop, Spring 2005
For students with experience in writing nonfictional prose. Advanced study of rhetorical strategies and techniques of prose style. Considerable writing and revision required. In addition to analyzing the work of class ...
21M.775 Hip Hop, Spring 2003
Subject explores the political and aesthetic foundations of hip hop. Students trace the musical, corporeal, visual, spoken word, and literary manifestations of hip hop over its thirty year presence in the American cultural ...