University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Race and Cultural Diversity in American Life and History

Taught in English

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James D. Anderson
Yoon Pak

Instructors: James D. Anderson

4.6

(298 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
7 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

This module introduces the concept of "race," and begins to address the use of the concept in the United States. It also explores both fears and opportunities raised by the realities of racial and ethnic diversity.

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6 videos1 reading1 peer review

This module begins to address in greater detail a number of specific issues in the context of the United States: the legacy of slavery in the case of African Americans, the position of native Americans post colonization, and the particular circumstances of Asian American immigrants. These examples raise further complexity in the understanding of race and ethnicity.

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9 videos1 reading1 peer review

The course now turns in this third module to the complex lived realities of race and ethnic diversity in contemporary American society. Among the issued explored include geographical segregation and racial bias.

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6 videos1 reading1 peer review

The course concludes in this fourth module with an investigation of institutional racism, systemic social inequalities, and patterns of discrimination.

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5 videos3 readings1 peer review

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4.8 (123 ratings)
James D. Anderson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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