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English 1200. Professional Workshop. Tuesday, Nov 9 3:30-4:30 Bate 2021 Wednesday, Nov 10 4:00-5:00 Bate 2017. Workshop Dates:. Ethnic Studies Focus. Joyce Irene Middleton Carla Pastor Gera Miles. Presenters:. English 1200 Ethnic Studies Focus.

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English 1200

English 1200

Professional Workshop

Tuesday, Nov 9

3:30-4:30

Bate 2021

Wednesday, Nov 10

4:00-5:00

Bate 2017

Workshop Dates:

Ethnic Studies Focus

Joyce Irene Middleton

Carla Pastor

Gera Miles

Presenters:


English 1200 ethnic studies focus
English 1200 Ethnic Studies Focus

In this section of ENGL 1200, the class will explore what it means to be ‘ethnic’ in America, and there are many readings in the course textbook that will help students to read, write, and conduct research on ethnic studies. We will look at what place ethnicity occupies in American culture by reading Ethnic-American writing, research, and films.


Diversity and ethnic studies
Diversity and Ethnic Studies

  • ECU defines diversity in a broad context to include representation, integration and interaction of different races, genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, national origins, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identity, veteran statues, socioeconomic status, intellectual positions and perspectives.


The university considers diversity, the opportunities afforded by a diverse environment, and the authentic interaction among people from various backgrounds and persuasions to be essential elements in achieving excellence in academia.


A proposal to focus on ethnic studies in an ENGL 1200 course helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.


Course outcome goals
Course Outcome Goals helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

  • Formulate significant, analytical research questions about ethnic studies

  • Develop a strong research proposal on a variety of subjects in ethnic studies

  • Write rhetorical analyses of research essays and visual texts in ethnic studies

  • Think critically and rhetorically about ethnicity in essays, literature, and film

  • Question the varied relationships between images and writing in ethnic studies


Course outcome goals cont
Course Outcome Goals cont. helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

  • Apply research and writing to problem-solving in ethnic studies

  • Convey results in research, to a variety of audiences, about your new learning in ethnic studies and writing

  • Familiarize writers with research on race, ethnicity, and diversity


Course outcome goals cont1
Course Outcome Goals cont. helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

  • Establish work plans and timelines for research and writing assignments

  • Locate and evaluate a variety of sources, including field-based, print, and electronic sources; this activity will also include a library instruction class

  • Organize source materials, write abstracts, and bibliographies

  • Integrate outside source materials into writing; using quotations properly

  • Cite sources accurately and responsibly in order to avoid plagiarism


Suggested reading list

Suggested Reading List helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

Sherman Alexie.  The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in HeavenDanielle Allen.  Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of EducationFantasia Barrio.  Life Is Not a Fairy TaleDouglas Blackmon.  Slavery by Another NameEduardo Bonilla-Silva.  Racism without Racists:  Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in the United States

Susan Bordo.  Twilight Zones: the Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O.J.


Suggested reading list1
Suggested Reading List helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

Adam Bradley.  Book of Rhymes: the Poetics of Hip Hop Elaine Chaika.  “Kinesics: the Silent Language” in Language: the Social Mirror Jack Chung.  “Chris Rock and the Burden of Laughter” in Everything’s an Argument: with Readings Ian Lopez, White by Law 10th Anniversary Edition: the Legal Construction of RaceToni Morrison.  “Recitatif”Toni Morrison.  The Bluest EyeJill Nelmes, ed. "Ethnicity, Race, and Cinema—African American Film" in Introduction to Film Studies


Suggested reading list2

Suggested Reading List helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

PBS Frontline Video:  Race: the Power of an Illusion (parts 1, 2, and 3)Richard Rodriguez. Brown: the Last Discovery of AmericaRichard Rodriguez.  Hunger of MemoryDavid R. Roediger, ed.  Black on White: Black Writers on What It Means to Be WhiteDavid R. Roediger.  “How Race Survived U.S. History: from Settlement and Slavery to the Obama Phenomenon.”


Tricia Rose.  The Hip Hop Wars

T. DeneanSharpley-Whiting.  Pimps Up, Ho's Down: Hip Hop's Hold on Young Black Women

Ronald Takaki.  A Different Mirror: a History of Multicultural America

Beverly Tatum.  Why Do All of the Black Kids Sit Together in the Cafeteria?

Bonnie Tsui.  American Chinatown: a People’s History of Five Neighborhoods

Tim Tyson.  Blood Done Sign My Name

Rebecca Walker.  Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self

Frank H. Wu.  Yellow: Race in America beyond Black and White

Philip Q. Yang.  Ethnic Studies: Issues and Approaches


Two approaches to engl 1200 that focus on ethnic studies

Two Approaches to helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.EngL 1200 That focus on Ethnic Studies

I Carla’s Approach

II Gera’s Approach


Carla s approach

Carla helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.’s Approach


Approach i
Approach I helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

Project 1: Diversity and Cultural Identity Interview/Observation Study

  • This project briefly introduces you to methods of field research and writing that are used in a variety of areas, including the social sciences, business, marketing, and education. It also asks you to focus careful, critical attention to ethnic diversity on ECU’s campus. You will attend at least two activities hosted by a cultural organization that you are not a member of. Once there, you will observe and document the rituals, values, and communication styles of the members of that organization.


Project 1 cont

Project 1: cont. helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

You may attend an activity hosted by any of the following student organizations, or you may choose a different on-campus student organization approved by me:


Ecu student organizations
ECU Student Organizations helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

  • Style of Motion (Break Dancing Group)

  • Black Students Union (BSU)

  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)

  • East Carolina Universities African Students' Organization (ECU ASO)

  • Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Student Union (GLBTSU)

  • German Club (DE Club)

  • Hmong Students Association (HSA)

  • Japan league (JL)

  • Phi Sigma Iota: National Foreign Language Honor Society (Phi Sigma Iota)


Ecu student organizations cont
ECU Student Organizations cont. helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

  • Student Association of Latino Spanish Affairs (S.A.L.S.A.)

  • The French Club (French Club)

  • The Spanish Club (Spanish Club)

  • ECU Swing Dance Club

  • Pagan Student Association ECU PSA

  • Greater Works Campus Ministry

  • ECU Campus Ministry International ECU CMI

  • ECU College Republicans


Project 2 historical context and significance project

Project 2: Historical Context and Significance Project helps to promote and implement ECU’s initiatives and strategies on diversity.

Select two items from the North Carolina Collection that discuss race and racial relations in North Carolina. One item must be at least 50 years old and the other written within the last 5 years. The items can be taken from the popular media or academic field, but both must be from a similar media form.


Project 2 historical context and significance project cont
Project 2: Historical Context and Significance Project cont.

Write an article about these items for inclusion in an educator’s guide to the library’s resources for the study of racial relations in North Carolina. In other words, you should imagine that the audience for this guide are educated professionals (teachers, school administrators or educational policy makers) who are interested in locating resources to further their students’ understanding of past and current racial relations in North Carolina.

This article should be 1200+ words, should include a visual, and should explain the items and their significance in understanding racial relations in North Carolina.


Project 3 majority and minority culture in the media project

Project 3: Majority and Minority Culture in the Media Project

Investigate how the media portray majority cultures in relation to minority cultures in advertising, news industries, films, and video games. Look at stereotyping. Write an informative article for the The Daily Reflector informing their readers about your findings. Your letter should be approximately 1200 words.

OR….


Project 3 majority and minority culture in the media project cont
Project 3: Majority and Minority Culture in the Media Project cont.

Write an issue-based argument that supports or opposes the portrayal of majority cultures in relation to minority culture in advertising, news industries, films, or video games. Write an article for the The Daily Reflector informing their readers about your findings. Your letter should be approximately 1200 words.


Write a formal letter to ECU’s Chancellor with a proposal to improve diversity on campus. This proposal should integrate at least 5 secondary sources and should reflect your understanding of diversity from your research, class readings, and class discussions. Your letter should indicate that you are aware of other ECU initiatives to improve diversity on both of the campuses, but must focus on your specific plans to improve ECU’s diversity initiatives. Your letter should be approximately 1200 words.


Gera s approach

Gera’s Approach Project cont.


Approach ii
Approach II Project cont.

  • Associated Topic Paper Progression

    • Explain a Concept

      (define it)

    • Argument

      (take a position on it)

    • Propose a Solution

    • (fix it)

    • Goal: Student is an expert on their chosen subject by the end of the semester


A pool of possible topics
A Pool of Possible Topics Project cont.

  • Student paper topics will be limited to concepts important to Ethnic Studies

  • Topics outside the suggested list must be pre-approved by the instructor


Ideas for Students focused on the American Landscape: Race & Ethnicity

RACERacial Aesthetics (Skin bleaching, Eyelid and Nose surgery)Racial imagery in American Comics/Cartoons/Race-building PropagandaImages of Enmity in War PropagandaRace-based medicineRacial “types” in American Movies and their presentationETHNICITYEthnic cleansing5th columnEthnogenesisHispanic paradox (Hispanic Epidemiological Paradox and Latino Epidemiological Paradox)Physiognomy


Ideas for students focused on the american landscape

Ideas for Students focused on the American Landscape Ethnicity

CULTUREJim CrowPassingWhitenessGang cultureProfilingPrimitivism of the NativeAmericanization/AssimilationColonial MentalityRELIGIONCreationismEvolutionismJudaism (Race, Religion, or Ethnicity?)Anglo-Saxon Protestantism


Progressive Ethnicity Increase in Writing and Research Difficulty from the Concept Paper to the Solution Paper

Reading Assignments Mirror the Rhetorical Style of the Paper Being Written by the Student

Rhetoric and Ethnic Studies Research


Example of paper topic progression
Example of Paper Topic Progression Ethnicity

  • CONCEPT DEFINE/ANALYZE/PROCESS: Skin Bleaching (Could be Scientific, Social, or Cultural)

  • ARGUMENT POSITION: Dying to be White: The Harmful Effects of Skin Bleaching in Jamaican Society

    SPECULATIVE: Light is Beautiful: Reasons for the Aesthetic Privileging of Light Skin in

    East Asian Culture

  • SOLUTIONPROPOSE A SOLUTION: Skin Bleaching Awareness: Raising Self- Esteem Among Victims of a “Colonial Mentality”

    Alternatives to Skin Bleaching (Natural Skin Whitening)


Textbook

Textbook Ethnicity

American Voices: Culture and Community, 6th Edition

  • (And, most likely, the last edition)

Suggested Readings for Concept Paper

Jorge R. Mancillas, Bilingualism: Assimilation is More than ABCs

Anna Quindlen, The Mosaic Vs the Myth

Miriam Schulman, Affirmative Action or Negative Action


Suggested readings for argument paper
Suggested Readings for Argument Ethnicity Paper

Fox Butterfield, Why They Excel

Linda M. Hasselstrom, A Peaceful Woman Explains Why She Carries a Gun

Cynthias Tucker, Double Standard on Drug Sentences

Suggested Readings for Solution Paper

Katherine S. Newman, Dead-End Jobs: A Way Out

Patrick O’Malley, More Testing, More Learning

Nicholas G. Jenkins and Amit Rind, National ID Cards Would Be the Dragnet We Need



The main goals of the film series are to: Ethnicity

  • Encourage linguistic and cultural exchange at ECU

  • Present different views on current world events

  • Promote global diversity on campus, ethnic studies, and intergroup dialogues

  • Support the international community at ECU

  • Enjoy seeing films from around the world

  • Think about representations of ethnicity in popular films


Admission is FREE! Ethnicity All students, faculty, staff, and friends are welcome.

EXTRA CREDIT MAY BE OFFEREDfor STUDENTS in ETHN studies classes who come to each of these film screenings and then write about their responses to the film focusing on themes of ethnicity.


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