[Blackstudies-l] Intersession Online Course: ANTH 216 S/M/ Race, Racism and the Black Experience in the Americas

Melanie Medeiros medeiros at geneseo.edu
Thu Oct 24 17:33:03 EDT 2019


*NEW ONLINE COURSE, WINTER INTERSESSION 2019/2020*
Course Starts 12/27. Register when you register for Spring 2020 courses

*ANTH 216 S/M/ Race, Racism and the Black Experience in the Americas*
ANTH 216 fulfills S/M/ requirements as well as requirements for the
Anthropology major and minor, Black Studies major and minor, International
Relations major (Developing World track), Latin American and Caribbean
Studies minor, Sociomedical Sciences minor (Group A elective), and Urban
Studies minor.

This course examines race, racism and the black experience in the Americas
from an anthropological perspective. Comparing and contrasting the lived
experiences of black people across the Americas, it discusses the
scientific and social construction of race, blackness as an individual and
social identity, and the intersection of race, gender, and class. The
course also explores the relationship between identity and the production
of cultural products such as music and religion across the Americas. Two
weeks of the course will examine how the social construction of race and
the racialization of certain groups contributes to health disparities and
health inequality. Students will learn about and understand the multiple
pathways by which racial categories and racism affect the body and health.

Melanie A. Medeiros, Ph.D.
> Pronouns: she/her/hers
> Associate Professor of Anthropology
> Coordinator, Sociomedical Sciences program
> Department of Anthropology
> SUNY Geneseo
> Schedule an appointment for during or outside of office hours
> <https://mamedeiros.youcanbook.me/>
> Office: Bailey 106
> Phone: 585-245-6269
> Email: medeiros at geneseo.edu
> Author of *Marriage, Divorce and Distress in Northeast Brazil: Black
> Women's Perspectives on Love, Respect, and Kinship*
> <https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/marriage-divorce-and-distress-in-northeast-brazil/9780813588230>
>
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