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Jack Turner Iii
POL S 514
Seattle Campus

Selected Topics in Political Theory

Selected topics, historical and conceptual, national, regional, and universal. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

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WINTER 2014: CRITICAL RACE STUDIES. This course surveys classic and contemporary works in the transdisciplinary field of critical race studies. It focuses mostly on the United States. Readings include W.E.B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk, David Roediger’s The Wages of Whiteness, Charles Mills’ The Racial Contract, Claire Jean Kim’s Bitter Fruit, James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time, Daniel HoSang's Racial Propositions, Cristina Beltran's The Trouble with Unity, Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider, and Frantz Fanon's Black Skin/White Masks.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jack Turner Iii
Date: 11/13/2013