Critical Race Studies
This course surveys classic and contemporary works in the transdisciplinary field of critical race studies. The primary focus is the United States. Readings include Aziz Rana's The Two Faces of American Freedom, W. E. B. Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk, David Roediger’s The Wages of Whiteness, Charles Mills’ The Racial Contract, Claire Jean Kim’s Bitter Fruit, James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time, Daniel HoSang’s Racial Propositions, Cristina Beltrán’s The Trouble with Unity, Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider, and Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin / White Masks.