JUDAIC 517 - Topics in Judaic Studies
Winter 2022, Section 002 - Race, Religion, and Coloniality
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Judaic Studies (JUDAIC)
Department: LSA Judaic Studies
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With permission of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Race is a social construct. In this course, students will be asked to go beyond this accurate, yet inadequate statement to ask precisely how, why, and by whom race was/is socially constructed. Focusing primarily on French imperial and ‘post’-imperial contexts, we will attend to how race intersects with other social categories such as class, gender, sexuality, and religion within an overarching logic of coloniality to produce and maintain the unequal hierarchies that underpin labor exploitation and land and resource expropriation at local, national, and international levels. In doing so, this course will introduce students to a range of writing on race and coloniality, from Critical Race Theory and Critical Muslim Studies to postcolonial studies and decolonial thought to help us collectively envision antiracist and decolonial futures.


JUDAIC 517 - Topics in Judaic Studies
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001 (REC)
 In Person
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Tu and Th meet in-person and F meets asynchronously.
002 (REC)
 In Person
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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