Critical Race and Ethnic Studies


    Twentieth Century African American History

  • CRES 180

    Session 1

    Examination of African American history during the twentieth century. Topics will include early Civil Rights Movements, The Harlem Renaissance, The Great Depression, and the modern Civil Rights Movement. (General Education Code(s): ER.)


  • Critical Refugee Studies and Southeast Asian Diasporas

  • CRES 182

    Session 2

    Covers intersecting, transnational sociopolitical/historical contexts of Southeast Asia and its diaspora in the U.S. (Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, Hmong). Topics include cultural influences, French colonial history, racialization, U.S. interventionism, pre-/post-exodus, agency, "the refugee," oral narratives, contemporary relations, political tensions, complex personhood. (General Education Code(s): CC.)