|Week #||TOPICS||KEY DATES|
|1||Introduction to Course||Viewing: American Tongues . Louis Alvarez and Andy Kolker. Center for New American Media, 1998.|
|2||Studying Identity and Difference: Concepts|
|3||Analytic Perspectives: Bodies||Viewing: One in 2000 . Ajae Clearway. Polyvinyl Pictures, 2007.|
|4||Analytic Perspectives: What is “Identity?” “Difference?”|
|5||Analytic Perspectives: Deviance||First draft of first written assignment due in class|
|6||Deviance and Stigma: The Outer Limits of Identity||First written assignment handed back, with comments|
Final draft of first written assignment due
Viewing: Sunflowers . J. P. Tepnapa. SkyAngel Films, 2001.
First draft of first written assignment due
Viewing: You Don’t Know Dick . Bestor Cram and Candace Schermerhorn. Northern Light Productions, 1996.
|10||Religion; Social Class||
Second written assignment handed back, with comments
Viewing: People Like Us: Social Class in America . Louis Alvarez and Andy Kolker. Center for New American Media, 2001.
Final draft of second written assignment due
Viewing: Black Indians: An American Story . Chip Richie and Daniel Blake Smith. Rich-Heape Films, 2001.
Optional first draft of third written assignment due in the next week
Optional first draft of third written assignment handed back, with comments
Viewing: Selections from bro’ Town . The Naked Samoans. Firehorse Films, 2004-2009.
|14||Race, Gender, Ethnicity I||
Final draft of third written assignment due
Viewing: One of African American Lives: Listening to Our Past . Graham Judd. Kunhardt Productions, 2006.
Me Broni Ba (My White Baby) . Akosua Adoma Owasu and Adowa Adu-Gyamfi. 2009.
|15||Race, Gender, Ethnicity II||
Viewing: Miss Navajo . Billy Luther. World of Wonder, 2007.