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Spring 2024
Apr 18, 2024
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SFS 41100 - Structural Racism In US Agriculture
Credit Hours: 1.00. A discussion-based exploration of the history and legacies of structural racism in American agriculture. We will analyze the barriers to success faced by non-white farmers in the US, the structures that have oppressed minority groups in agriculture, and ways in which these forces might be reversed or resisted.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Hort & Landscape Architecture

Course Attributes:
Justice-Eqty-Divrsty-Inclusion, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Deepen an understanding of racism, bias, and white privilege. 2. Develop an understanding of the governmental, institutional, and social structures that have led to racial and ethnic inequities in American agriculture. 3. Understand the relationship of all peoples with American agriculture, whether indigenous or arriving as enslaved person or immigrant, and the legacies of those relationships. 4. Analyze the ways in which immigration and foreign policy impact the US food system. 5. Learn to communicate issues of structural racism in American agriculture effectively. 6. Construct ideas that might promote a more equitable food system.

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