UC 122 - Intergroup Dialogues
Section: 106
Term: SP 2010
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Course Note:
Interested students must fill out an online request at www.igr.umich.edu. Due to high demand, students who do not attend the mass meeting on the first day of class will be dropped from the course. If you have questions, please contact Rebecca Grekin (phone: 936-1875; e-mail: rgrekin@umich.edu).
Waitlist Notes:
Due to high demand, students who do not attend the mass meeting on the first day of class will be dropped from the course.
May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credit(s).

In a multicultural society, discussion about group conflict, commonalities, and differences can facilitate understanding and interaction between social groups. In this course, students will participate in structured meetings of at least two different social identity groups, discuss readings, and explore each group's experiences in social and institutional contexts.

Students will examine psychological, historical, and sociological materials which address each group's experiences, and learn about issues facing the groups in contemporary society. The goal is to create a setting in which students will engage in open and constructive dialogue, learning, and exploration. The second goal is to actively identify alternative resolutions of intergroup conflicts. Different term-long sections of this course focus on different identity groups (for example, recent dialogues have considered white people/people of color; Blacks/Jews; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and heterosexuals; white women/women of color; Blacks/Latinos/as; men/women; etc.). Once registered, please go to www.igr.umich.edu to fill out a dialogue placement form. Two course packs are also required.

Questions regarding this course should be directed to the Intergroup Relations Program, 936-1875, 3000 Michigan Union.

UC 122 - Intergroup Dialogues
Schedule Listing
101 (SEM)
TuTh 3:00PM - 5:00PM
106 (SEM)
TuTh 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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