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Fall Academic Term 2001 Course Guide

 


Theme Semester

Detroit 300 Theme Semester
Fall Academic Term 2001


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In 2001, Detroit will celebrate its 300th birthday. The anniversary commemorates Cadillac's arrival at the straits with a party of 100 French soldiers and adventurers. The University of Michigan, as its contribution to the 300-celebrations and as a means of bringing together and making visible the considerable scholarly work and service learning being done on Detroit and the on-going involvement of UM faculty, students, and programs in the city, has organized the Detroit 300 Theme Semester.

Sponsored by the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts with additional help from the Arts of Citizenship Program, the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community and Service Learning, and the University Library this campus-wide effort will focus on Detroit through courses, symposia, exhibitions, and cultural events.

Public Presentations: Symposia. As part of the Theme Semester a number of public symposia will be held, involving UM faculty, visiting scholars, and Detroiters, focusing on contemporary issues (education, public health, gender and race). These will serve as resources for various courses connected with the Theme Semester.

Exhibitions and Displays.The University Library, the Michigan Historical Collections at the Bentley Library, the Special Collections Library, the Francis W. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, and the William L. Clements Library have large holdings of materials pertaining to historical and contemporary Detroit which will be used for exhibitions and displays around campus during the Theme Semester. The RC Art Gallery will hold a retrospective exhibit on Pewabic pottery.

Artistic and Theatrical Performances on Campus. During the Theme Semester, various cultural activities, performances, and artistic exhibits from the Detroit area will be brought to Ann Arbor. There will also be a series of films for the Ann Arbor community about Detroit.

Going to Detroit: Under the auspices of the Theme Semester, there will be numerous opportunities for UM students to go to Detroit, for cultural events, to study something, or to do service.


Theme Semester Courses for Fall Academic Term 2001 Detroit 300 Theme Semester

The following cluster of courses, offered in various departments and units, study Detroit specifically or broader topics in urban history and sociology, city planning, the economics of the auto industry etc. University Courses 375 "Detroit: Past, Present and Future" will serve as an "umbrella" course in LSA for the Theme Semester.

All courses provide the intellectual support for a variety of activities developed by students, staff, and faculty.

For more information, go to http://www.lsa.umich.edu/det300/.



AMCULT 102. First Year Seminar in American Studies. (3). (SS).

Section 001 Politics of Race Since WWII. Meets With History 196.001.

Instructor(s): Matthew J Countryman (mcountry@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (SS). Laboratory fee required.

R&E First-Year Seminar,


AMCULT 309. Learning through Community Practice. (1-4). (Excl).

Section 001 Meets with Psych 319/320. Students will choose a 4-hour meeting on Mon, Tues, Weds., Thurs. from 2-6pm.

Instructor(s): Laura Kohn

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). Laboratory fee required. (EXPERIENTIAL).


AMCULT 309. Learning through Community Practice. (1-4). (Excl).

Section 002 Empowering Families & Communities. (4 credits). Meets With Psych 320.001.

Instructor(s): Lorraine M Gutierrez (lorraing@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). Laboratory fee required. (EXPERIENTIAL).


AMCULT 310. Topics in Ethnic Studies. (3). (SS).

Section 001 Race, Politics, and Activism in Detroit. Meets with History 393.002.

Instructor(s): Scott T Kurashige (kurashig@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (SS). Laboratory fee required. May be repeated for credit with permission of advisor.


AMCULT 311. Topics in Ethnic Studies. (3). (HU).

Section 002 Filipino American Experience.

Instructor(s): Emily P Lawsin (elawsin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). Laboratory fee required. May be repeated for credit with permission of advisor.


AMCULT 406 / ENGLISH 384 / CAAS 384. Topics in Caribbean Literature. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Life and Literature in the Contemporary Caribbean Diaspora.

Instructor(s): Ifeoma Nwankwo (icn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: AAS 202 recommended. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of six credits.


AMCULT 496. Social Science Approaches to American Culture. (3-4). (Excl).

Section 005 Detroit in the Era of Industrialization. (4 credits). Meets with History 396.006.

Instructor(s): Francis X Blouin Jr (fblouin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3-4). (Excl). Laboratory fee required. May be repeated for credit with permission of concentration advisor.

Upper-Level Writing


AMCULT 499 / HISTART 499. The Arts in American Life. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Detroit, A History of Art and Culture in the Motor City.

Instructor(s): Rebecca Zurier (rzurier@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior coursework in History of Art or American Culture or American history; and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). May be elected for credit twice.

Upper-Level Writing


AMCULT 697. Approaches to American Culture. (Excl).

Section 001 American Culture Grad Students Only.

Instructor(s): Alan M Wald (awald@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (Excl).


CAAS 103. First Year Social Science Seminar. (3). (SS).

Cross-Area Courses

Section 001 Community Economic Development.

Instructor(s): Warren C Whatley (wwhatley@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (SS). (Cross-Area Courses). May not be included in a concentration plan.

First-Year Seminar


CAAS 384 / ENGLISH 384 / AMCULT 406. Topics in Caribbean Literature. (3). (Excl).

Afro-Caribbean Studies

Section 001 Life and Literature in the Contemporary Caribbean Diaspora.

Instructor(s): Ifeoma Nwankwo (icn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: AAS 202 recommended. (3). (Excl). (Afro-Caribbean Studies). May be repeated for a total of six credits.


CAAS 426. Urban Redevelopment and Social Justice. (3). (Excl).

Cross-Area Courses

Section 001 Urban Redevelopment & Social Justice: Can We Have Both? A Seminar For Future Professionals.

Instructor(s): James A Chaffers (chaffers@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). (Cross-Area Courses).


ENGLISH 310. Discourse and Society. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 The Henry Ford High School Project

Instructor(s): William Alexander (alexi@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: English 124 or 125. (3). (Excl).


ENGLISH 319. Literature and Social Change. (3). (HU).

Section 003 Life Stories.

Instructor(s): Joyce Meier (meierjzz@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May be repeated for credit with department permission.


ENGLISH 384 / CAAS 384 / AMCULT 406. Topics in Caribbean Literature. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Life and Literature in the Contemporary Caribbean Diaspora. Satisfies the New Traditions requirement for English concentrators.

Instructor(s): Ifeoma Nwankwo (icn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: AAS 202 recommended. (3). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of six credits with department permission.


ENGLISH 417. Senior Seminar. (4). (Excl).

Section 004 Art, Community and Change in Detroit.

Instructor(s): David M Sheridan (dsheridn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Senior concentrator in English. May not be repeated for credit. (4). (Excl).

Upper-Level Writing


FILMVID 190. First-Year Film Seminar. (3). (HU).

Section 001 Documentary Film and Community Cultures: Theory and Analysis.

Instructor(s): Frank Beaver (fbeaver@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (HU).

First-Year Seminar


HISTART 499 / AMCULT 499. The Arts in American Life. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Detroit, A History of Art and Culture in the Motor City.

Instructor(s): Rebecca Zurier (rzurier@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Prior coursework in History of Art or American Culture or American history; and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl). May be elected for credit twice.

Upper-Level Writing


HISTORY 196. First-Year Seminar. (3). (SS).

Section 001 Politics of Race Since WWII. Meets with American Culture 102.001.

Instructor(s): Matthew J Countryman (mcountry@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (SS).

R&E First-Year Seminar,


HISTORY 393(393). Topics in U.S. History. (3). (Excl).

U.S. History

Section 002 Race, Politics, and Activism in Detroit. Meets with American Culture 310.001.

Instructor(s): Scott T Kurashige (kurashig@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be elected for credit twice.


HISTORY 396. History Colloquium. (4). (SS).

Section 006 Detroit in the Era of Industrialization. Meets with American Culture 496.005.

Instructor(s): Francis X Blouin Jr (fblouin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: History concentrators are required to elect Hist. 396 or 397. (4). (SS). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Upper-Level Writing


POLSCI 423. Politics of the Metropolis. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Gregory B Markus (gmarkus@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Two courses in political science. (3). (Excl).

Upper-Level Writing


POLSCI 513 / SOC 513. Practicum in Survey Research. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Detroit Area Study Research Practicum

Instructor(s): Robert Marans

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).


PSYCH 319. Empowering Families and Communities. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Students In 319.001 Must Also Enroll In 320.001. Meets With Amercian Culture 309.001

Instructor(s): Laura P Kohn (lpkohn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Concurrent enrollment in Psych. 320. (3). (Excl). Laboratory fee required.


PSYCH 320. Laboratory in Community Intervention. (1). (Excl).

Section 001 Students In 320.001 Must Also Enroll In 319.001. Meets With American Culture 309.002

Instructor(s): Laura P Kohn (lpkohn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Concurrent enrollment in Psych. 319. (1). (Excl). (EXPERIENTIAL).


RCCORE 334. Special Topics. (4). (Excl).

Written and Verbal Expression

Section 001 The City Observed: Through The Eyes Of The Flaneur, Tourist And Traveler.

Instructor(s): Karein K Goertz (goertz@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 214. Fundamentals of Narrative Fiction. (4). (HU).

Comparative Literature

Section 001 Growing Up Near The Great Lakes

Instructor(s): Elizabeth N Goodenough (lizgoode@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU).

Foreign Lit


RCHUMS 484. Seminar in Drama Topics. (4). (Excl).

Drama

Section 001 Pontiac, Tecumseh and Detroit: History and Dramatic Representations.

Instructor(s): Martin Walsh (narenlob@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Upperclass standing, Hums. 280, and three 300- or 400-level drama courses. (4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

Foreign Lit


RCSSCI 360. Social Science Junior Seminar. (4). (Excl).

Section 004 Deconstructing Whiteness: Alternative Perspectives on Race, Class, and Gender in the American Experience.

Instructor(s): Ken Brown (krbrown@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Upperclass standing. (4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.


SOC 202. Contemporary Social Issues I. (2-4). (Excl).

Introductory courses

Section 001 Social Inequality: Race, Labor and Detroit. (4 Credits).

Instructor(s): Ian Robinson

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (Excl). (Introductory course). Credit is granted for a combined total of eight credits elected through Soc. 102, 202, 203, and 401, provided that the course topics are different.


SOC 368(468). Criminology. (3). (SS).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jeffrey D Morenoff (morenoff@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: One sociology introduction. (3). (SS).


SOC 389. Practicum in Sociology. (2-4). (Excl).

Section 013 Detroit: After-School Opportunity Center. (3 Credits).

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Up to four credits of Soc. 389 may be included in a concentration plan in sociology. A combined total of eight credits of Soc. 321, 389, and 395 may be counted toward a concentration in sociology. Laboratory fee ($40) required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated four times, for a total of eight credits.


SOC 389. Practicum in Sociology. (2-4). (Excl).

Section 014 Detroit: Harding Elementary. (3 Credits).

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Up to four credits of Soc. 389 may be included in a concentration plan in sociology. A combined total of eight credits of Soc. 321, 389, and 395 may be counted toward a concentration in sociology. Laboratory fee ($40) required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated four times, for a total of eight credits.


SOC 389. Practicum in Sociology. (2-4). (Excl).

Section 015 Detroit: Vetal School. (3 Credits).

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Up to four credits of Soc. 389 may be included in a concentration plan in sociology. A combined total of eight credits of Soc. 321, 389, and 395 may be counted toward a concentration in sociology. Laboratory fee ($40) required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated four times, for a total of eight credits.


SOC 389. Practicum in Sociology. (2-4). (Excl).

Section 016 Detroit: Latino/a Youth Mentors. (3 Credits).

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit. Up to four credits of Soc. 389 may be included in a concentration plan in sociology. A combined total of eight credits of Soc. 321, 389, and 395 may be counted toward a concentration in sociology. Laboratory fee ($40) required. (EXPERIENTIAL). May be repeated four times, for a total of eight credits.


SOC 435. Urban Inequality and Conflict. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Deskins

Prerequisites & Distribution: Credit is granted for only one course from Soc. 435 and 535. (3). (Excl).

R&E


SOC 495. Special Course. (1-3). (Excl).

Section 001 Detroit: Economic, Social and Racial Trends. (1 credit). Meets 10/2-10/11. (Drop/Add deadline=October 5).

Instructor(s): Reynolds Farley (renf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: One introductory course in sociology. (1-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit, provided that the course topics are different.

Mini/Short course


SOC 495. Special Course. (1-3). (Excl).

Section 002 Detroit, Economic and Racial Trends. (1 credit). Meets 10/30-11/8. (Drop/Add deadline=November 2).

Instructor(s): Reynolds Farley (renf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: One introductory course in sociology. (1-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit, provided that the course topics are different.

Mini/Short course


SOC 495. Special Course. (1-3). (Excl).

Section 003 Detroit, Economic and Racial Trends. (1 credit). Meets 11/13-11/22. (Drop/Add deadline=November 16).

Instructor(s): Reynolds Farley (renf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: One introductory course in sociology. (1-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit, provided that the course topics are different.

Mini/Short course


SOC 501. Proseminar on Detroit Area Study Topic. (Excl).

Section 001 Meets with NR&E 501-042.

Instructor(s): Steve Brechin (sbrechin@umich.edu), Paul Mohai

Prerequisites & Distribution: (Excl).


SOC 513 / POLSCI 513. Practicum in Survey Research. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Detroit Area Study research practicum.

Instructor(s): Robert Marans

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).


SOC 535. The Urban Community. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Reynolds Farley (renf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Soc. 535. (3). (Excl).


UC 151. First-Year Social Science Seminar. (3). (SS).

Section 009 Schools, Community, & Power: Service-Learning in Urban Educational Settings

Instructor(s): Stella L Raudenbush (stellarl@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (SS).

First-Year Seminar


UC 312. Community Projects in the Arts and Humanities I. (3-4). (Excl).

Section 001 Community Projects in the Arts and Humanities I

Instructor(s): David M Scobey (scobey@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3-4). (Excl). (EXPERIENTIAL).


UC 375. University Courses Special Topics. (3). (Excl).

Section 001 Detroit: Past, Present, Future

Instructor(s): Charles C Bright (cbright@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated twice for a total of six credits.


UC 424 / UP 424. Cities and International Development. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Hemalata Dandekar (hema@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl).


Courses in Other Units **

**While these courses may be elected by a limited number of undergraduate students from LS&A, the course credits count as non-LS&A credits.


Architecture and Urban Planning

UP 424 / UC 424. Cities and International Development. (3). (non-LS&A).

UP 594. Major Concepts in American Planning, 1900-2000. (3). (non-LS&A).

UP 655. Neighborhood Planning. (3). (non-LS&A).


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