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Courses - Spring 2023
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Topical Investigations; Race Relations in the U.S. and France
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This is a GVPT Global Learning offering. The course combines lectures on campus in College Park with a study abroad component in Paris, France from March 17-26, 2023. The on-campus lectures will focus on racial and ethnic politics in the U.S. and France. The goal of the course is to contrast the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. with those in France. It is designed to explore how racial and ethnic groups shape and are shaped by the American and French political systems. Amongthe topics to be covered include the meaning and measurement of race andethnicity, immigration politics, prejudice, and political representation. Students must complete both GVPT388R and the Spring Break study abroad GVPT388O.