Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Fall 2010 WGST 304/SOCY 304/ POLI 305/AFRO 398R Part 001 Assembly Occasions: TTH 9:30-10:45AM Location:Currell Faculty 203 Teacher: Dr. Sharon Lee White Cellphone: 777-4007(Please go away message) E-Mail: [email protected] sc. edu Workplace Hours: By appointment solely Course Description: This multidisciplinary course is designed to discover historic and up to date points of race, social class, gender, and sexuality.Specializing in the intersection of race, class, gender and sexual orientation, this course will study how the confluence of those identities form the lives of people, establishments, and society as an entire. We will even discover the assorted dimensions of privilege, stratification, and oppression and resistance in addition to racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism and the general systemic nature of those and different “isms. ” Course Targets/Studying Outcomes: 1. College students ought to be capable of show an understanding of the intersection of race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation. . College students ought to be capable of show an understanding of how the confluence of the above identities yield complicated penalties for people, establishments, and society as an entire. three. College students ought to be capable of talk about the theories in regards to the origins of those intersections and the constructions and forces that keep them and perpetuate their existence. four. College students will show understanding of range by gender, race, social class, and sexuality. Required Texts: 1. David M.Newman, Identities & Inequalities: Exploring the Intersection of Race, Class Gender, and Sexuality, (McGraw Hill, 2007). Out there on the Russell Home Bookstore 2. Articles Supplied by the Teacher (Posted on Blackboard) three. Movies might be proven all through the semester to go with the readings and/or illustrate the themes mentioned in lectures and readings.Course Necessities and Grading Scale: |Assignments |Complete Factors | |4 (four) Exams.Every Examination will rely 100 factors |400 | |1 Reflection/Response Paper* |100 | |Ultimate Writing Task* |100 | |Ultimate Examination |100 | |TOTAL |700 | *See attachment to Syllabus Your Ultimate Grade might be Decided as Follows: Complete Factors |Numerical Grade |Letter Grade | |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 beneath |64 and beneath |F | Attendance and different Duties: This can be a collaborative class with emphasis on dialogue. Participation and attendance are important if we're to be productive. With this in thoughts, please be reminded that College coverage permits me to drop your course grade by one letter or extra when you miss greater than 10% (three for TTH) of our scheduled class conferences and fail you for lacking extra that 25% (7 for TTH).There isn't a distinction between an “excused” and “unexcused” absence, besides in extenuating circumstances. For a extra full clarification, please discuss with The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Pupil Bulletin. • I'll ship all written communications to college students by way of Blackboard. Please just remember to examine it usually. • It's your accountability to maintain up with readings and assignments in case you are absent. Please don't ask me for dialogue notes that you just missed due to absence or tardiness. It's possible you'll, nonetheless, ask me to make clear something that you just didn't perceive from any of the lectures. I strongly recommend that you just get to know and trade contact info together with your classmates. All assignments are due initially of the category on the due date. I can't settle for late assignments. • No make-up exams might be given. They are going to be posted to Blackboard for at the least three (three) days. • Please be suggested that cell telephones, I-pods, Mp3 Gamers, and different digital gadgets must be turned off throughout class. It's possible you'll use a pc to take notes, nonetheless, in case you are noticed browsing the online, checking e-mail, and so forth. , you'll be requested to depart and be marked absent for the day. Likewise, in case you are caught text-messaging, or studying supplies not associated to this class (newspapers, magazines, and so forth. ) you'll be requested to depart and be marked absent. College students with disabilities and/or particular wants ought to notify me instantly for help with any needed preparations and/or lodging • All college students are anticipated to comply with the Carolina Creed. Plagiarism won't be tolerated. If you're caught dishonest or plagiarizing, you'll obtain an F for the course. Please learn your Carolina Neighborhood Bulletin for the definition and extra info on plagiarism. A Particular Be aware: Some supplies that we cowl on this class might problem your private perception and could also be fairly completely different from what you or I consider. As a result of delicate nature of a few of the matters, it can be crucial that we attempt to stay goal.Most significantly, it's my intent to make this class a “protected house” for respectful self-expression and typically you or your classmates might share private info pertaining to our dialogue. I ask that we preserve such disclosures confidential. Course Schedule for WGST 304/SOCY 304/ POLI 305/AFRO 398R Fall 2010 *Please be suggested that I reserve the suitable to change the syllabus at anytime throughout the semester. If I discover it needed to take action, I'll make an effort to offer you affordable discover of the modifications. Please come to class ready to debate readings on the assigned date/day