Department of Ethnic Studies - College of Letters and Science - University of California, Berkeley

Courses / Undergraduate

Fall 2017

ETHSTD 190 | CCN: 14397

"Comparative Racialization and Relations Between Communities of Color"

Michael Omi,

4 Units


Groups of color in the United States are differentially positioned in a racial hierarchy with respect to social status, economic clout, and political power.  How has this racial order evolved and how has it structured the types and overall tenor of relations between groups?  In this seminar, we will examine the historical and contemporary processes of differential racialization, the patterns of cooperation and conflict between communities of color, and the prospects for multiracial collaborations to transform the existing racial order.