Office of the Registrar
Campus Address
Hanover, NH
Phone: (603) 646-xxxx
Fax: (603) 646-xxxx
Email: reg@Dartmouth.EDU

New Undergraduate Course Supplement 2022

SOCY 78 The Micropolitics of Race

This class explores racialized experiences and controversies that affect daily life in the United States. We use insights from sociology to analyze racial identity and public behavior. For example, why do many people of color often “code-switch” as they move from interacting with family and friends and into their workplace? Why are some Black people accustomed to giving “the nod” to other Black people they encounter in majority-white spaces? Why are many Asian-Americans told that they “speak really good English”  something social scientists would call a microaggression? We explore these issues and other controversial topics including interracial dating, neighborhood, gentrification, whiteness, and colorism.

The Timetable of Class Meetings contains the most up-to-date information about a course. It includes not only the meeting time and instructor, but also its official distributive and/or world culture designation. This information supersedes any information you may see elsewhere, to include what may appear in this ORC/Catalog or on a department/program website. Note that course attributes may change term to term therefore those in effect are those (only) during the term in which you enroll in the course.