Courses: Social Construct: Irish Amer (SOCLB286001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1536
Theoretical perspectives and case studies on exclusion and assimilation in the social construction of Irish ethnic identity in the United States and elsewhere in the Irish diaspora. Symbolic expressions of Irish ethnicity such as St. Patrick s Day celebrations will consider race, class, gender, and religion. Racism and benevolence in the Irish experience will highlight a cultural perspective through use of ethnographies, personal biographies, and literary products such as novels and films. Prerequisite: introductory course in social science or permission of instructor.
Cross listed with ANTH B286.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1536 Div: I



Taught By



Bryn Mawr, TH111

Meeting Times

W 1:00pm-3:30pm