Summary:

The course is scheduled to begin Fall 2021. The following are excerpts from the course proposal documents attached.

"The course is designed to address the needs and interests of Black, Indigenous, and students of color by providing culturally relevant pedagogy, building a brave space where students can explore identity, positionality, power structures, and activism."

"Ethnic Studies courses, teaching, and learning will ...
5. challenge imperialist/colonial hegemonic beliefs and practices on the ideological, institutional, interpersonal, and internalized levels;..."

Core Text Books and Literature:
A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
An Indigenous People’s History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans by Ronald Takaki
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Lies My Teacher Told Me
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

"Ethnic Studies is a single step in a movement to reframing our curriculum"

Documents:

Submitted: Jan 27, 2021