May 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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ES 382 - Women of Color Writers: Race, Sex, and Resistance


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Diversity
Structured as a “reading salon,” this course involves student-centered discussions of writings by US women of color. May include discussion of novels, short stories, poetry and/or essays that address racial uplift, sexuality, radical self-love, resistance, and revolution.  

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ES 3730.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Analyze women of color writers with attention to themes of racial uplift, gender equity, sexuality, radical self-love, resistance, and revolution; Identify structures of oppression that impact women of color in the US;
  2. Write analytical responses to key writings by women of color; and
  3. Give an oral presentation weaving together the themes of the course, integrating personal testimony, key quotes from the assigned reading, and an interpretation of several texts. 


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Diversity Overlay Learning Outcomes
  1. describe the histories and/or experiences of one or more U. S. cultural groups and the resilience and agency of group members;
  2. identify structures of oppression and the diverse efforts and strategies used by groups to combat the effects of oppressive structures;
  3. analyze the intersection of the categories of race and gender as they affect cultural group members’ lived realities and/or as they are embodied in personal and collective identities;
  4. recognize the way that multiple differences (including, for example, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, immigration status, gender expression, color/phenotype, racial mixture, linguistic expression, and/or age) within cultural groups complicate individual and group identities.



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