Diversity and Social Justice in First Year Classes

Diversity and Social Justice in First Year Classes

Professor Mark Tushnet
Spring 2017 seminar
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3034
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: None

Exam: None

In conjunction with a lecture series on this topic, this seminar will examine how issues of diversity and social justice can be integrated into the core first year classes. In addition to attending and discussing the lectures and discussing, students will be required to prepare a "unit" of materials dealing with some doctrinal topic in a first year course (of their choice) in which issues of diversity and social justice are incorporated. To the extent feasible, these "units" will be discussed in the seminar as well.

Note: Attendance at lectures on the following dates, 12- 1 pm, is a required part of the seminar: February 2, 9, 16, 22 and March 1, 9, 23, 3. Class sessions will be held on most but not all Wednesdays.

Subject Areas: Disciplinary Perspectives & Law, Constitutional Law & Civil Rights