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INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RACISM
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectHistory
Number & Suffix: 111
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RACISM 
Transcript Title: HISTORY OF RACISM 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores the emergence, transformation, and contestation of racism as a discourse through the lens of a selected set of topics such as: race/racism and science; race/racism and the state; race/racism and violence; race/racism and mobility; race/racism and socialism; race/racism and gender/sexuality; race/racism and the city; race/racism and resistance; race/racism and Whiteness. Bringing together micro-historical analysis, intellectual and political history, and Critical Race and Whiteness Studies, the seminar examines key dimensions of the shifting meanings and practices around the notions of race (e.g. from culture to biology and back), ethnicity, identity, migration, antisemitism, Blackness, Yellow Peril, and Whiteness as complicity. One of the overarching aims of the seminar is to unpack entrenched notions of what counts as racism. Students read and work with various materials such as movies, ego-documents, secondary literature and archival material that forged and distilled racist fantasies, ideologies and practices, and chronicled the suffering and resistance to racism. By the end of the seminar students gain critical appreciation of the history of racism and current debates around it. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RACISM 
Partner University Department: Geschichtswissenschaft 
Partner University Course Number: 13179