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Department of Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies Cultural and Ethnic Studies

Undergraduate Courses – Summer 2018

Undergraduate Courses — Summer 2018

The department offers both online courses through WSU’s Global Campus and face-to-face courses on the Pullman campus. The following undergraduate courses are taught by CCGRS faculty and instructors; for a full list of courses offered, see the Schedules of Classes.

Last updated February 8.

Online Courses

Early 6-Week (5/7-6/15)

CES 209: Hip Hop Around the Globe [HUM] / Leonard
CES 260: Race and Racism in US Popular Culture [HUM] / Guerrero
CES/Women_St 300: Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality [DIVR] [M] / Barclay
Women_St 338: Women and Popular Culture [HUM] / Thoma

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The Privilege to Play: Video Games, Campus Culture, and Identity

Dr. David Leonard (professor, CES) will present “The Privilege to Play: Video Games, Campus Culture, and Identity,” a Washington State University Common Reading Program lecture, at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Todd Hall 116. The event is free and open to the public.

This talk will examine how both video games and universities sell “experiences” that not only privilege and empower certain identities and experience, but also sell a world that erases, obscures, and finds pleasure in an imagined “Other.” Both games and college create worlds of tourism, selling not simply an experience of fun and excitement but one in which joy and … » More …

Halloween BOO Bash!

Comparative Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies present the SCARIEST Halloween event on campus, our 2017 Halloween BOO Bash!

Tuesday, October 31 • 2:45–4:15 p.m. • Wilson-Short 101

There will be food, candy, drinks, free swag, and raffles for items like a new Kindle Fire tablet and gift cards, not to mention plenty of scary decor and costumes! Come in costume and automatically WIN a prize!

Admission is free and open to all students, staff, and faculty. We hope to see you there!

Course Syllabi — Fall 2017

Undergraduate Courses — Fall 2017

The following undergraduate courses are taught by CCGRS faculty and instructors; for a full list of courses offered, see the Schedules of Courses. For American studies courses numbered 500 and above, see our Graduate Courses.

Course

Title

Instructor

CES 101.2
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Guerrero

CES 101.3
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Streamas

CES 101.4
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies (First-Year Focus students only)
Leonard

CES 101.5
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies 
Ratto

CES 101.7
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Hazelwood

CES 111» More …

Safety Zone Statement

We are your safety zone.

In a time when divisiveness and fear permeate our nation, CCGRS faculty, students, and staff remain committed to working together for social justice and to safeguarding a community that fosters and respects difference. CCGRS stands against abuse, bullying, racism, xenophobia, transphobia, and all forms of sexism.

We will continue to strive for transformative knowledge, understanding, action, and hope in an unequal but increasingly interconnected world.

Film: “Fruitvale Station”

The CCGRS Critical Film Collective, Diversity Education, and WSU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Program present a screening and discussion of Fruitvale Station on Thursday, December 1, 6:00–8:00 p.m. in Todd Hall 276. The discussion will be facilitated by the Social Justice Peer Educators.

Light refreshments will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Course Syllabi — Spring 2017

Course Syllabi — Spring 2017

Click on a course title for its syllabus. The following undergraduate courses are taught by CCGRS faculty and instructors; for a full list of courses offered, see the Schedules of Classes. For American studies courses numbered 500 and above, see our Graduate Courses.

WSU Pullman

Course

Title

Instructor

CES 101.1
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Ong

CES 101.3
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Ratto

CES 101.4
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Sharif

CES 101.5
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Fowler

CES 111
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Course Syllabi — Fall 2016

Course Syllabi — Fall 2016

Click on a course title for its syllabus. The following undergraduate courses are taught by CCGRS faculty and instructors; for a full list of courses offered, see the Schedules of Courses. For American studies courses numbered 500 and above, see our Graduate Courses.

Course

Title

Instructor

CES 101.2
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Lugo-Lugo

CES 101.4
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies (First-Year Focus students only)
Ong

CES 101.5
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Hazelwood

CES 101.7
Introduction to Comparative Ethnic Studies
Sharif

CES 101.8
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