Tag Archives: Race

Priming Students for Seeing White Privilege

Here’s a trick I use—which seems to work—in order to prime students to be predisposed to looking for rather than dismissing white privilege when I talk about race in my REL 101 course. I introduce the topic by pointing out … Continue reading

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White Privilege in Higher Ed

By Craig Martin Yesterday I was walking down the hall past the two main computer labs at my college. One lab is open to all students; the second is set aside for graphic design majors. When I walked by I … Continue reading

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Embodying Identity: Instructor As Object Lesson

By Kelly J. Baker “I am implicated in the body ideologies analyzed herein.”—R. Marie Griffith, Born Again Bodies In my 300 level Religions in the U.S. course, I combine my scholarly interest in the methods for studying American religions with … Continue reading

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More than Belief: An Interview with Manuel A. Vásquez (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a 3 part interview with Manuel A. Vásquez about his recent book, More than Belief; see part 1 here.) Craig Martin: As someone who is similarly theory-minded, I want to introduce theory at the undergraduate … Continue reading

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