School of Integrative Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

INTS 375: Special Topics

INTS 375-005: Black Bodies & Policing Race
(Fall 2017)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM T

Robinson A106

Section Information for Fall 2017

The policing of black bodies has shaped America. Since the nation’s inception to the twenty-first century, black bodies have been racialized, criminalized, and policed. Drawing on interdisciplinary approaches, students will explore historical and contemporary forms of criminalization, policing, and racial terrorizing of black bodies. The readings and discussions will examine how memory, performance, and the portrayal of racialized policing have changed over time. We will also critically explore the black tradition of self-defense against racial violence, including race riots, the anti-lynching movement, and Black Lives Matter activism.

Topic Varies

Satisfies the writing intensive requirement in the major.

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Credits: 1-18

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Schedule Type: Lecture

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