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Spring 2022 Course Supplement

All CSCRE Minors & RPR Major Spring 2022 Course Lists

SPRING 2022 COURSE SUPPLEMENT
FOR CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE, RACE, AND ETHNICITY

CSCR 10700-01 Introduction to Latino/a/x Studies DV H HU LA LAEL LAGC
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: 
Abel Correa, 339 Egbert Hall, cscre@ithaca.edu  
ENROLLMENT: 30
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This interdisciplinary course explores the varied experiences of Latinos/as in the United States, past and present. Drawing from the disciplines of history, anthropology, literature, women's studies, and ethnic studies, it examines the historical roots of Latino/a, Chicano/a, Puerto Rican, Cuban-American, Central, and South American peoples. In particular, it will focus on notions of family, gender, class, race, political economy, language, and sexual identity in relation to public policy and Latino/as' struggles for place and power. Its approach is historical and comparative and it emphasizes the multiplicity of Latino/a experiences as well as the strategic deployment of the term Latino/a.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 11000-01 Introduction to Asian American Studies DV HM LA SO SS TIDE TPJ
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: Kai Wen Yang, Egbert Hall 344, Ext. 41042, kyang@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 30
PREREQUISITES: None
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Offers a critical introduction to Asian American Studies. Focuses on Asian migrations to the U.S., especially in response to labor demands in the 18th -21st centuries. Examines the ways these migrations and subsequent generations of Asian Americans have shaped the economy, racial hierarchies/power, notions of citizenship and cultural belonging, and movements for freedom and autonomy. Discusses the structure and systems of race in the United States as they apply to Asians within a broader context.

COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture

CSCR 12300-01 Introduction to Culture, Race & Ethnicity Concepts DV H LA LMSP LSCO SO SS TIDE TPJ
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: Paula Ioanide, Egbert Hall 342, Ext. 45789,
pioanide@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 30
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Introduces students to key concepts in culture, race, and ethnicity studies.  Drawing from cultural studies, comparative ethnic studies, and gender and sexuality studies, it investigates how racial and ethnic identity politics shape institutional and social policies, cultural expressions, and aesthetics, and resistance movements.  Particular attention will be paid to the ways communities of color have negotiated oppression, generated knowledge, and secured dignity and self-determination. 
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture.
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 21200-01 Asian American Gender and Sexual Politics AA Min AAPL DV LA SO TIDE TPJ WGS
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: Kai Wen Yang, Egbert Hall 344, Ext. 41042, kyang@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 25
PREREQUISITES: One class in ANTH, CMST, CSCR, HIST, POLT, SOCI, or WGST

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will explore Asian American topics through an interdisciplinary lens of gender and sexuality in order to think about how gendered oppression, violence, and discipline are central facets of U.S. power. In particular, we will examine how the U.S. has come to know and understand Asian Americans through problematic gendered tropes. In addition, this course will introduce students to Asian American feminism(s) and how they respond to and resist these tropes and thus U.S. structures of oppression.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 23700-01 Policing the Borderlands: Power, Policy, and Justice DV, LA LAEL, LAGC, LMEL, LSCO, LSPP, NAPP
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: Abel Correa, 339 Egbert Hall, cscre@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 25
PREREQUISITES: Sophomore Standing:  
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Examines the history of the US-Mexico Borderlands, with a special focus on power, policy, and justice. Investigates how state policy from the colonial period to the present has shaped people’s sense of community and national identification, and how peoples of multiple cultures and shifting national affiliations have historically negotiated power, policy, and justice in this region. Considers how power and justice are manifested in state policy and contested through acts of resistance and violence. Topics explored include policies associated to citizenship, statehood, immigration, sovereignty, education, crime, and enforcement.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 25000-01 Hip-Hop Cultures 1 ADCH ADSE DV H SCE SS WGS
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: M. Nicole Horsley, Egbert Hall 345,
mhorsley@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 25
PREREQUISITES: Sophomore standing

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Examines the historical, political, racial, economic, and social importance of hip-hop as a cultural movement. Particular attention is given to hip-hop's main tenets (writ'ing, b-boy'ing, dj'ing, and mc'ing); the political economy of racialized representations; and the legacy and agency of cultural expressions.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 26200-01 Black Sexualities HU AD Min LA SS
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: M. Nicole Horsley, Egbert Hall 345,
mhorsley@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 25
PREREQUISITES: Sophomore standing

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course explores diaspora perspective (add ‘and’) concepts of blackness and its relationship (add ‘to’ ) (add ‘Black’) sexual economies (delete: that have shaped the intersections of gender and sexuality). (Delete: Examines the role of Black and sexuality studies conventions.) Students (add ‘will’) interrogate the (add ‘historical’) sexualization of Black (add (un)gendered) bodies (add: throughout the diaspora). (delete: to analyze concepts related to pleasure activism and sexuality). Topics include, but not limited to, colonialism, sexual difference, Black eroticism, (add: pleasure activism), sexual health and (add:wellness), and sexual liberation.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Discussion
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 32400-01 Critical Race Theories in the United States AAPP, ADPP, LA LSPP, NAPP
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: M. Nicole Horsley, Egbert Hall 345,
mhorsley@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 20
PREREQUISITES:
Junior standing.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Explores the realities and consequences of using race as a category of analysis and identity in the United States, as well as the foundations and assumptions of critical race theory. Includes the study of racism, history of racial formations, racial identities, social constructs, the black-white binary, whiteness, and critical race theory. 
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Lecture
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 34500-01 21st Century Conversations on Race LA SO2
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: Belisa Gonzalez, Egbert Hall 347, Ext. 43921,
bgonzalez@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 20
PREREQUISITES: Two CSCR or SOCI courses and Junior level standing, or permission of the instructor.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Seminar style class that explores 21st century conversations on race. Prior to taking this class, students should have begun to explore questions related to the race, racism, power and privilege. Meets inequality designation in Sociology. Cross-listed with SOCI 34500; students cannot earn credit for both CSCR 34500 and SOCI 34500. 
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE:
Seminar

COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 35200-01:  Punishment, Prisons, and Democracy LA
3 credits

INSTRUCTOR: Paula Ioanide
ENROLLMENT: 20
PREREQUISITES: Junior standing.
COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course explores dominant definitions of crime, punishment, and democratic justice in the United States and their relationship to imprisonment. The course begins by examining the historical and ideological roots of the U.S. prison system from slavery to the convict lease system. Focusing on the post-civil rights era, we consider how deindustrialization, the war on drugs, and shifts in policing, welfare policy, sentencing laws, and global militarism have redefined notions of U.S. justice and democracy. The course is attentive to the ways the prison industrial complex disproportionately affects people of color.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE:  Lecture

COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA

CSCR 42000-01 Scholarship of and by Women of Color AA-Min AD DV LA-Min L/a-Min NA-Min SO2 SS WGST
3 credits
INSTRUCTOR: Belisa Gonzalez, Egbert Hall 347, Ext. 43921, bgonzalez@ithaca.edu
ENROLLMENT: 12
PREREQUISITES:
Three social science classes; junior level standing or permission of the instructor.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Seminar style class that explores the scholarship of and by women of color, with an emphasis on the concept of "intersectionality." Preparation for the course requires familiarity with questions related to the intersection of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality and citizenship. This course counts toward the inequality core area requirement for sociology majors and minors. This course is cross-listed with SOCI-42000.
Students may not receive credit for both CSCR-42000 and SOCI-42000.
COURSE FORMAT/STYLE: Seminar
COURSE REQUIREMENTS & GRADING: TBA