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RELS 332  Race, Ethnicity, and Religion  Units: 3.00  
The course will explore the intersection of race, ethnicity, and religion, alongside gender, sexuality, culture and more. It will challenge students to think about how racial identities, theories, and movements implicate(d) the way religious communities construct their own systems and worldviews.
Learning Hours: 128 (18 Lecture, 18 Seminar, 12 Group Learning, 80 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 or above) or (6.0 units of RELS at the 100-level).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Listen and articulate the fraught topic of race and ethnicity as it intersects with religion in an emphatic, respectful, and critical way.
  2. Make acute connections between aesthetic and politics, between texts and context, between ideology and representations, and between individuals and communities.
  3. Practice religious studies-specific critical writing, reading, and thinking skills.
  4. Practice self-reflective reading and think about their positionality to the religious communities studied throughout the term.