SOC 122 - Intergroup Dialogues
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
Requirements & Distribution:
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.
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a major in Sociology. May not be used as a prerequisite for, or included in, a major in Psychology.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

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, past dialogues include: Multiracial, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Socioeconomic Status, White Racial Identity, Students of Color Intragroup, Religion, Arab/Jewish, International/US, Sexual Orientation, and Ableism). All course materials and readings will be available on canvas. Questions regarding this course should be directed to the Intergroup Relations Program, 734-936-1875,, 1214 South University. To apply, please go to

SOC 122 - Intergroup Dialogues
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
W 2:30PM - 5:30PM
W 2:30PM - 5:30PM
Note: Note: Interested students must fill out an online request at 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 Anti'Shay Thurman (phone: 936-1875; e-mail:
002 (SEM)
W 2:30PM - 5:30PM
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