Diversity at Reed

Sample Course Offerings

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A sample of past courses addressing gender and race:

The Arts

Race and Ethnicity: United States

  • Music 362: History and Memory in African American Music
  • Music 364: Blues: Forms, Styles, Meanings
  • Theatre 270: Intercultural Experiments in Theatre

Race and Ethnicity: Beyond the United States

  • Art 338: Jewish Art from Moses to Modernity
  • Art 339: Images of the Jew in European History
  • Music 263: Music of Caribbean

Gender

  • Art 408: Spaces of Gender in Renaissance Italy
  • Theatre 280: Gender and Theatre

History and Social Sciences

Race and Ethnicity: United States

  • Anthropology 372: Indians and Northern Native Americans
  • Anthropology 398: Race and Migration
  • Economics 364: Economics of Population, Gender, and Race
  • History 313: Race and Region in American History
  • History 367: Early African American History
  • Psychology 325: Stereotyping and Prejudice
  • Sociology 242: Organizations, Stratification and Race
  • Sociology 244: Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity: Beyond the United States

  • Anthropology 339: Ethnicity and Nation in France and North Africa
  • Anthropology 362: Gender and Ethnicity in China and Tibet
  • History 326: Imperialism and Colonialism in East Asia
  • History 381: Rebellion, Revolution and Independence in Latin America

Gender

  • Anthropology 344: Sex and Gender
  • History 372: US Women’s History, 1890-1990
  • History 374: Gender and Sex
  • Political Science 394: Sex, Gender and Political Theory
  • Sociology 318: The Sociology of Gender
  • Sociology 320: Feminisms: Comparative Perspectives on Women’s Activism

Related Courses

  • Anthropology 361: The Middle East: Culture and Politics
  • History 312: The Environmental History of the American West
  • History 361: Mapping Colonial America
  • History 386: Andean Civilization and Spanish Conquest
  • Political Science 386: Politics of Minority Rights
  • Political Science: American Dream as Ideology
  • Psychology 385: Cultural Psychology

Literature and Humanities

Race and Ethnicity: United States

  • English 301: Junior Seminar: Ralph Ellison
  • English 341: Studies in Am Lit: The Borderlands in Imaginary Narrative Space
  • English 341: Studies in Am Lit: Jewish American Literature
  • English 356: Studies in African Am Lit: The Black Radical Tradition
  • English 356: Studies in African Am Lit: The Art of the African Am Short Story
  • Spanish 353: Chronicling America

Race and Ethnicity: Beyond the United States

  • English 333: Studies in Fiction: The Raj and After: Fictions of English Literature
  • French 363: Francophone Literature
  • German 325: Modern German Jewish Writers: The Discontents Emancipation
  • German 331: Discourse of Alterity
  • Spanish 387: Essay, Race, and Nation in Latin America
  • Religion 155: An Introduction to Islam
  • Religion 321: Islamic Thought in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Gender

  • English 242: Gender and Genre in Shakespeare’s Plays
  • German 391: Studies in German Theory: Languages of Gender

Related Courses

  • English 205: Introduction to Fiction: British Women Novelists since 1900
  • English 330: Exploration and Travel Narratives: Self and Other
  • German 358: The Holocaust and the Limits of Representation
  • German 340: Exile: Theoretical and Literary Configurations
  • Russian 366: "The Literature of Destruction": Narratives of Apocalypse in Modern Jewish and Russian Literary Traditions
  • Russian 389: Postcommunist Russian Literature, Film, and Society