Presentation Assignments

 

Updated

 

 

 

 

Week 1:

 

Sept 22

Introduction to the class

Sept 24

Symbolic Ethnicity:  The Future of Ethnic Groups and Cultures in America (by Gans, in the reader)

 

Presenter: Tania

 

 

Week 2:

 

Sept 29

Imagined Communities Ch 1-4

 

Presenter: Jason

Oct 1

Imagined Communities Ch 5, 6

 

 

Week 3:

 

Oct 6

Imagined Communities finish the book

Oct 8

How the Irish Became White, Introduction + Chapter 1

 

Presenter: Doria

 

 

Week 4:

 

Oct 13

How the Irish, Chapters 2, 3, and 4

 

Presenter: Vince

Oct 15

How the Irish, finish the book

 

Presenter: Ricky

 

 

Week 5:

 

Oct 20

Who is Black? Ch 1-5

 

Presenter: Kelsey

Oct 22

Who is Black? Finish the book

 

Presenter: Torryn

 

 

Week 6:

 

Oct 27

Why Are All the Black Kids... Chapters 1-4

 

Presenter:

Oct 29

Why Are All the Black Kids... Chapters 5-8

 

Presenter: Vince

 

 

Week 7:

 

Nov 3

Carnal Knowledge (by Stoler, in the reader)

 

Presenter: Gabriel

Nov 5

Passing, and the Managed Achievement of Sex Status, (By Garfinkel, in the reader)

 

Presenter: Kim

 

 

Week 8:

 

Nov 10

The Mismeasure of Man Chapter 2 (on craniometry)

 

Presenter: Kelsey

Nov 12

The Mismeasure of Man Chapter 5 (On IQ), plus P. 264-269 on Cyril Burt

 

Presenter: Katie

 

 

Week 9:

 

Nov 17

Prejudice and Politics (by Kinder and Sears, online)

 

Presenter: Chris Lee

Nov 19

Whites’ Opposition to Busing  (by Bobo, online)

 

Presenter: Gabriel Kho

 

 

Week of Nov 24

Thanksgiving.

Week 10:

 

Dec 1

Reading assignment TBA

Dec 3

No assignment, last class