Social Justice Courses (904)
01:904:493,494 Social Justice Independent Study (3,3)
Supervised individual study of selected topics of interest with extensive reading and a research paper. Reserved for social justice minors.
01:904:401,402 Social Justice Capstone Seminar (3,3)
In-depth exploration of a particular social justice issue such as globalizing inequality, gendered migration, war and displacement, refugee camps, militarization, the color of AIDS, asylum-seeking, the prison-industrial complex. Topic varies with instructor. See website for details.
01:904:391,392 Topics in Social Justice (1.5,1.5)
Intensive investigation of particular social justice issues such as environmental justice, outsourcing of reproductive labor, the informal economy, the prison-industrial complex. Topic varies each semester. Designed for social justice living-learning communities.
01:904:202 Practicing Social Justice (3)
Introduces students to diverse practices of social justice activism including grassroots organizing, labor organizing, political organizing, and transnational organizing. Readings about social change efforts are combined with student participation in community mobilizations, labor organizing efforts, political campaigns, and transnational social movement and nongovernmental organization (NGO) activism
01:904:201 Introduction to Social Justice (3)
Through case studies of pressing social justice issues, examines dynamics of oppression, linking competing theories of social justice to hierarchies grounded in race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, class, and sexuality, and to particular strategies for social transformation.