Ph.D. Minor, Critical Race and Post Colonial Studies

Qualifying courses for the CRPS minor

The following courses may qualify for credit for the CRPS minor:

American Studies
  • AMST-G 605 Native American and Indigenous Studies (4 cr.)
  • AMST-G 620 Colloquium in American Studies - Approved Topics:
  • Readings in Comparative Race and Ethnicity (3 cr.)
  • Critical Race Studies (4 cr.)
  • Readings in Comparative Ethnic and Postcolonial Studies (4 cr.)
  • Post Colonial Metropolitan Cinema (3 cr.)
  • AMST-G 751 Seminar in American Studies - Approved Topics:
  • Cultural Politics of Sexuality in the Twentieth Century (4 cr.)
  • Transnational Feminisms and the Politics of Globalization (3 cr.)

Cultural Studies
  • CULS-C 701 Special Topics in Cultural Studies - Approved Topics:
  • Global Feminisms (4 cr.)
  • Transnational Feminisms and the Politics of Globalization (3 cr.)
  • Biopolitics and Postcolonial Discourse (4 cr.)

English
  • ENG-L 635 Readings in American Ethnic Literature and Culture (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 648 Readings in Comparative Ethnic and Postcolonial Studies (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 655 American Literature and Culture, 1900-1945 - Approved Topics:
  • The 1940s and American Modernism (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 663 Introduction to Feminist Critical Studies - Approved Topics:
  • Global Feminisms (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 680 Special Topics in Literary Study and Theory - Approved Topics:
  • Civilizing Missions: The History and Literature of Anglo-American Imperialism (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 738 Research Literary History and Theories of History - Approved Topics:
  • The Harlem Renaissance (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 748 Research in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Approved Topics:
  • Cool Britannia? (4 cr.)
  • Theories of the Americas (4 cr.)
  • ENG-L 750 Research in Race and Ethnicities - Approved Topics:
  • Beyond the Woman Warrior (on Asian/American Fiction) (4 cr.)
  • 20th/21st Century African American Literature and the Construction of a Research Project (4 cr.)
  • ENG-W 664 Topics in Current Literature - Approved Topics:
  • History and Creativity (on African American Poetry) (4 cr.)
  • Cosmopolitanism and the Contemporary Novel (4 cr.)

Gender Studies
  • GNDR-G 704 Cultural Politics and Twentieth Century Sexuality - Approved Topics:
  • Cultural Politics of Sexuality in the Twentieth Century (4 cr.)
  • GNDR-G 714 Gender, Race and Media (4 cr.)
  • GNDR-G 718 Transnational Feminisms and the Politics of Globalization (3 cr.)

To complete the minor, you must present your research in a forum organized by the CRPS Advisory Committee, a group comprised of CRPS Affiliate Faculty.