Please note: See your TA for any modifications to this assignment (question, format, and rubric) for your discussion section. Your graduate TA may make changes to this assignment in consultation with the professor, and you are responsible for adhering to the particular requirements for your section. Ethnic Studies 1C Spring 2010 Assignment #1 Race is often interpreted in media as a natural or biological category that evokes controversy, discussion, and conflict. In examining how we understand race today, use racial formation to discuss how race has been socially constructed. Address how law, myth, and science have worked alongside the construction of citizenship to produce a racial identity, and how race intersects with gender, sexuality, class, and/or religion. Use one example from lecture and one example from Impossible Subjects to illustrate the social construction of race during two periods in US history, 1877-1930s and 1924-1965. RUBRIC:
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