Critical Race Theory in Media
Taught by Karen GJ Lewis, President of the Chicago Teachers Union, Critical Race Theory in Media is a course designed to provide insight into the subtleties of racialized image across media platforms with an emphasis on film and television.
Instructor: Karen GJ Lewis, NBCT
Date: Thursdays, April 27, 2017-June 1, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Duration: 6-weeks; 1-hour per session.
Cost: $150 for 6 ISBE PD Hours.
Required Text (Materials included in cost)
- Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, 5th Edition by Donald Bogle
- The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class (Haymarket Series), by David R. Roediger
- The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics, Revised and Expanded Edition by George Lipsitz
Warning – There will be some sensitive topics that may make people feel uncomfortable. Please understand we will create a safe space for people to express themselves freely.
In order to receive credit, participants must attend each entire session. Please note that while you are welcome to stay, late arrivals and early departures cannot receive ISBE PD Hours.
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Thank you for your interest. This course is now full.