AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Section: 001 Race and Mixed Race
Term: FA 2007
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines how laws and popular culture have historically shaped conceptions of race and mixed race in the U.S. In addition to examining historical contexts, we will also explore autobiographical and theoretical writings on mixed race identities and representations of mixed race identities in popular culture. The themes that will be covered in this course include questions of appearance, “authenticity,” community membership and belonging, and performativity. Requirements for the course include: in-class attendance, frequent short response papers, a midterm essay, and a creative final project.

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
28076
Closed
0
2Y1
6Enrollment Management
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
28077
Closed
0
 
3Enrollment Management
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meets with CAAS 104.001.
003 (SEM)
P
28927
Closed
0
 
4Y1
5Enrollment Management
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (SEM)
P
30566
Closed
0
3Y1
3Enrollment Management
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meets with HISTORY 197.003.
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