For Monday, 5 December


  • Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer (2020), Ch. 7 (‘Education’): ‘Combating Educational Inequality: The Case of Affirmative Action’; ‘The Benefits of a Multicultural Learning Environment’ keywords: code switching (pp. 246-47); cultural capital; social capital; familism; model minority, the (p. 245); oppositional culture (p. 246); stereotype threat hypothesis (p. 248); symbolic capital; symbolic violence.  

In Class

  • Attendance
  • Q&A
  • Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

  • Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer (2016), Ch. 8 (‘Aesthetics’): ‘Race and Art in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century America’; ‘Racial Representation in Art’. keywords: antiracist aesthetic, minstrelsy; the; multiculturalism (2020:262-63); racist aesthetic, the; white aesthetic, the; white saviour trope.
  • Audio: ‘The Birth of American Music’, 1619 Podcast (6 September 2019). Wesley Morris talks to Nikole Hannah-Hones further about the subject of his essay.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *