The field of Ethnic Studies examines the historical, cultural and social dynamics of race and ethnicity in the United States. For this assignment, explore any topic of your choice and connect this topic to a particular place.
You can focus on the area of your land acknowledgement statement (Assignment 1), expand to a larger area (Example: Seattle and the Pacific Northwest), or focus on another region. Searching through current news items may help with this project. See the list below for example research areas.
Your bibliography can span any time period (past to present)
Choose any topic related to race and ethnicity and complete an annotated bibliography that discusses 6-7 sources.
Research Areas (not all inclusive)
African American Studies
Asian American Studies
Education (k-12) or Higher education
Fashion & Popular culture
Film & Music
Immigration & Migration
Incarceration & Prison pipeline
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Pacific Island-American Studies
Politics & Legislation
Technology & Access
Voting access/voting history