Kim V.L. England
This Special Topics class is a new course called "Geographies of Difference".
The geographical focus of the course is a comparison of the U.S. and Canada within a global context. The course explores the geographies of socially constructed categories of difference (especially ‘race’/ethnicity, gender, class, sexuality, disabilities, and national identities).
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Instruction is by a mixture of lectures, class discussion, student presentations and fieldwork
Social science background. Must not be attempted by freshmen nor sophomores.
Class assignments and grading
Fieldwork in Seattle, data analysis and interpretation, presentations, book review, exams and research projects.