90:281 Race and Racism [Mason]

Prerequisite: 90:154 or permission of Instructor.

This course will introduce student to critical sociological theories of race. It will explore the social construction of race and the impact of racism on society. Students will be required to use critical thinking and reflection skills to make connections between sociological ideas and everyday experience. Topics may include: slavery, colonialism, white supremacy, the body, eugenics, immigration, multiculturalism, diversity and inclusion paradigms, imperialism, the colour line, and activism.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Corinne Mason