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History of African Americans in the US - Rik Stevenson, Area and Global Studies

Date and Time

Thursday, January 18, 2018
1:00 p.m.


  • 3068 James H. Zumberge


History of Inequality in the United States: evidence and teaching tools 

The purpose of this course is to expand faculty knowledge regarding structural inequalities in the United States related to a number of topics.

Access a video presentation or podcast weekly, and participate in a group discussion either online or in person, or both.

Faculty who enroll and participate in this short course series will:

  • Increase understanding regarding the history of structural inequality in the U.S.
  • Gain tools for teaching about inequality related to topics in the course.
  • Identify interdisciplinary connections related to both their course content and disciplinary expertise.
  • Gain skills in inclusive teaching practices.

For each topic, the presenter will share:

  • Facts related to the U.S. history of structural inequity: laws, policies, and cultural enforcers.
  • Evidence of social progress and structural changes legally and politically, including cultural allies.
  • Contemporary conditions and examples.

When in school did you ever learn about:

  • white privilege?
  • redlining?
  • Stonewall?
  • Internment camps?
  • 1%?


To enroll in the course and have access to the online materials, email  Additionally please register in Sprout for the live discussion sessions.
Dana Munk,
Patty Bolea,



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