ID 221 - Multicultural Flare-Ups: Explosive Identity Conflicts in the U.S.A.
Credits: 3 A study of tensions arising from the dynamics of social identity and belonging in multicultural societies. Students combine methods from history, political science, legal studies, anthropology, sociology, and media studies to analyze incidents of serious socio-cultural conflict. The class is a discussion-based seminar with students working on a substantial field project. Note(s): Fulfills cultural diversity and social science requirement. P. Prasad