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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

Becoming a Bad Student: Identity, Inequity, and Intersectionality in Schooling

This blended course focuses on the critical study of social differences with an emphasis on race and gender, and in the context of education. Specifically, we will: 1. Explore intersectionality theory vis-à-vis Black, Queer of Color, and Women of Color feminisms. 2. Examine social identities—specifically, race and gender—as dynamically co-produced through processes of social differentiation (e.g., racialization, gendering). 3. Interrogate the (regulatory) function of social differentiation in relation to project of identity making as related to schooling in the United States.
2017-18 One time only.

Course Credit:

Esther Ohito


Last Updated: 9/21/17