Intersectionality

Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Fall 2010 WGST 304/SOCY 304/ POLI 305/AFRO 398R Section 001 Meeting Times: TTH 9:30-10:45AM Location:Currell College 203 Instructor: Dr. Sharon Lee White Phone: 777-4007(Please concession observe) E-Mail: [email protected] sc. edu Office Hours: By ordinance simply Series Description: This multidisciplinary series is intended to scrutinize unromantic and contemporary aspects of family, political tabulate, gender, and sexuality.Focusing on the intersection of family, tabulate, gender and sexual orientation, this series gain perpend how the convergence of these identities cast the lives of men-folks, institutions, and connection as a gross. We gain besides scrutinize the multitudinous size of claim, stratification, and cruelty and opposition as courteous as racism, sexism, tabulateism, heterosexism and the overall systemic regularity of these and other “isms. ” Series Objectives/Learning Outcomes: 1. Students should be effectual to inform an recognizeledge of the intersection of family, political tabulate, gender, and sexual orientation. . Students should be effectual to inform an recognizeledge of how the convergence of the overhead identities allow deep consequences for men-folks, institutions, and connection as a gross. 3. Students should be effectual to examine the theories about the origins of these intersections and the structures and forces that frequent them and stabilitate their creature. 4. Students gain inform recognizeledge of dissonance by gender, family, political tabulate, and sexuality. Required Texts: 1. David M.Newman, Identities & Inequalities: Exploring the Intersection of Race, Tabutardy Gender, and Sexuality, (McGraw Hill, 2007). Availeffectual at the Russell House Bookstore 2. Articles Provided by the Instructor (Posted on Blackboard) 3. Films gain be shown throughout the semester to flattery the balbutiations and/or elucidate the themes examineed in lectures and balbutiations. Series Requirements and Grading Scale: |Assignments |Total Points | |Four (4) Exams.Each Exam gain calcutardy 100 points |400 | |1 Reflection/Reaction Paper* |100 | |Final Writing Assignment* |100 | |Final Exam |100 | |TOTAL |700 | *See passion to Syllabus Your Final Remove gain be Determined as Follows: Total Points |Numerical Remove |Letter Remove | |662-700 |95-100 |A | |627-661 |90-94 |B+ | |592-626 |85-89 |B | |557-591 |80-84 |C+ | |522-556 |75-79 |C | |487-421 |70-74 |D+ | |452-486 |65-69 |D | |451 and under |64 and under |F | Carriage and other Responsibilities: This is a collaborative tabutardy after a while marrow on examineion. Participation and carriage are compulsory if we are to be causative. 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Series Schedule for WGST 304/SOCY 304/ POLI 305/AFRO 398R Fall 2010 *Please be advised that I backwardness the straight to vary the syllabus at anytime during the semester. If I ascertain it compulsory to do so, I gain constitute an trial to surrender you reasoneffectual observe of the changes. Fascinate conclude to tabutardy responsive to examine balbutiations on the assigned date/day