2023-2024 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Pomona College Catalog
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ASAM189B PO - Islamophobia and Its Discontents

When Offered: Last offered fall 2020.
Instructor(s): M. Nasir
Credit: 1

This course explores the rise of Islamophobia to critically examine anti-Muslim racism and activist responses to it, with an emphasis on the United States. Through ethnographies, hip-hop, and fictional and documentary films, students will learn about the historical and enduring effects of Islamophobia on Muslim and non-Muslim South Asian American, Arab American, and African American communities. In addition, this course will consider emergent forms of antiracist protest forged in response to heightened policing, surveillance, and war in the current age of national security. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3



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