This course explores natural disasters across North and South America. It focuses on student-driven learning through assignments like show-and-tell about a primary source. The course asks questions like what isn’t natural about a natural disaster.
White conservatives use vigilante violence and state suppressionist "backlash" tactics to undermine movements for equality. Together, we can stop them.
This syllabus, "White Backlash and the American State," examines the relationship between white vigilantism, state violence, and the American state.
This assignment is the final project for Mexican American History Since 1848. It tasks students with choosing a single topic from the course they think ought to be shared with the public (as a museum exhibit or monument), and using the historical literacy skills they developed during the semester to describe the topic and its significance to society.
This course explores the history of Mexican-descent people in the United States since 1848. It gives particular attention to how the story of Mexican America appears in public sites of historical memory in the nation, and tasks students with developing a proposal for a museum exhibit or monument on a topic in Mexican American history.