AMST 106
Coming of Age in the City: Growing up and Growing Older in Communities of Color Fall 2017
Division II Writing Skills Exploring Diversity Initiative
Cross-listed LATS 106 / AMST 106
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This tutorial examines urban life in communities of color through the lens of aging. We will focus on the political and economic dimensions of cities that have deeply affected the daily collective lives of certain populations from childhood to elderhood, taking into account how age and age relations are highly differentiated by race, class, and gender. We will also consider the ways in which cities are organized and arranged to create and recreate categories and ideas associated with age. This EDI tutorial foregrounds the significance of age, as it crosscuts with race, class, and gender, in explorations of urban inequality.
The Class: Format: tutorial
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 1199
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: five to six 5-page papers, five to six 2-page responses, oral presentations of papers; discussion
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first- and second-years, students considering an American Studies major or Latina/o Studies concentration
Distributions: Division II Writing Skills Exploring Diversity Initiative
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
LATS 106 Division II AMST 106 Division II
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
AMST Space and Place Electives
LATS Core Electives

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