CAAS 103 - First Year Social Science Seminar
Section: 001 The Races of Sexuality and Sexualities of Race
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
FYSem
Advisory Prerequisites:
Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
(Cross-Area Courses). May not be included in a concentration plan.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

From the lynching advocated in D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation to the feminization of East Asian bodies in David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly, to ethnographies of mail order brides and sex tourism, this course will examine the intimate links between race and sexuality. Through ethnography, film, literature and diverse histories, we will investigate how race gets sexualized and how sexualities get racialized through processes of globalization and in particular local and national settings.

This course will include midterm and final papers, as well as short weekly reading responses. Grades will be based on the quality of written work, on class participation, and on attendance.

CAAS 103 - First Year Social Science Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
23488
Closed
0
 
3Enrollment Management
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section 001: Meets with Anthrcul 158.001
002 (SEM)
P
21224
Closed
0
1Y1
6Enrollment Management
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: The Crisis of the African American Male. Seats in First Year Seminars are opened gradually during Summer Orientation. Only 1st-year students, incl those with soph std, may reg.
005 (SEM)
P
24051
Closed
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1Enrollment Management
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section 005: Meets with Psych 120
006 (SEM)
P
24072
Open
0
1Y1
2Enrollment Management
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Section 006: Meets w/ Psych 120
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