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Diversity Resources - Diversity Classes

The first step to engaging with diversity is learning about it.  The University of Maine offers a number of unique classes every year that help educate students about diversity and the world around them. Below are just some of the options students have.

Anthropology

  • ANT 102 – Introduction to Anthropology: Diversity of Culture
  • ANT 120 – Religions of the World
  • ANT 207 – Introduction to World Archaeology
  • ANT 245 – Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • ANT 249 – Religion and Violence
  • ANT 250 – Conservation Anthropology: The Socio-Cultural Dimension of Environmental Issues
  • ANT 261 – Islamic Fundamentalism
  • ANT 421 – Inca Society and Peasants of the Andes
  • ANT 256 – Ethnic Conflict
  • ANT 270 – Environmental Justice Movements in the United States
  • ANT 426 – Native American Folklore
  • ANT 430 – Who Owns Native Cultures?
  • ANT 441 – People and Cultures of the Pacific Islands
  • ANT 451 – Native American Cultures
  • ANT 452- Civilization in South Asia
  • ANT 454 – Cultures and Societies of the Middle East
  • ANT 467 – Peasant Studies
  • ANT 470 – Religion and Politics
  • ANT 481 – Language, Culture and Society
  • GEO 275 – Geography of Globalization
  • GEO 349 – Early Modern North America in Atlantic Perspective
  • INT 410 – (ANT, ENG, MLC) Introduction to the Study of Linguistics

Canadian Studies 

  • CAN 101 – Intro to Canadian Studies

CHF

  • CHF 404(990) – Topics in Family Studies: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Gender and Violence
  • SED 402 – Adapting Instruction for Students with Disabilities

Education

  • EDB 202 – Education in a Multicultural Society
  • EDG 425 – Field Experience Urban and Rural Education

HTY

  • HTY 332 – Womanhood in America
  • HTY 107 – East Asian Civilizations
  • HTY 199 – Maine Indian History in the Twentieth-Century
  • HTY 402 – Roman History
  • HTY 424 – Russian History II: The Russian Revolution
  • HTY 459 – Colonial Canada
  • HTY 521 – Canada and the United States
  • HTY 483 – Violence in North American History
  • HTY 520 – Canadian Historiography
  • HTY 498 – European Seminar

Native American Studies

  • NAS 101 – Introduction to Native American Studies
  • NAS 102 – Introduction to Wabanaki Culture/History/Issues
  • NAS201 – Topics in Native American Studies:  Maine Indian History in the 20th Century
  • NAS201 – Wabanaki Language
  • NAS 201 – “Indigenous Resistance Movements/Governance/Diplomacy
  • NAS 201/ANT 290/SFR 347 – American Indians and Climate Change
  • NAS 401: Advanced Topics in Native American Studies – Wabanaki Treaties & Petitions
  • NAS 270/WST 270 – Native American Women

Peace Studies

  • PAX 201 – Introduction to Peace Studies
  • PAX 400 – Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promise of Social Renewal
  • PAX 401 – Women Social Activists: Warriors for Peace and Justice
  • PAX 350 – Buddhism, Peace & Contemplative Traditions
  • PAX 370 – Building Sustainable Communities
  • PAX 491 – Forgiveness: Creating a Culture of Peace & Reconciliation

Political Science

  • POS 120 – Introduction to World Politics
  • INA 201 – Topics in International Affairs
  • POS 241 – Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POS 243 – Canadian Government and Politics
  • POS 273 – International Relations
  • POS 335 – Democratic Governments of Western Europe
  • POS 336 – Government and Politics in Russia
  • POS 337 – Government and Politics in Eurasia
  • POS 374 – American Foreign Policy
  • POS 467 – African Politics

Sociology

  • SOC 201 – Social Inequality
  • SOC 329 – Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 330 – Perspectives on Women
  • SOC 340 – Wealth, Poverty and Power
  • SOC 371 – Immigration, Women and Society

Women Studies

  • WST 101 (990) -Introduction to Women’s Studies
  • WST 103 (001) – Introduction to LGBT Studies
  • WST 201 (990) – American Women’s Literature = ENG 246
  • WST 201 (991) – Multicultural Literature: Women Navigating Borders
  • WST 230 (990) – Women, Health, and the Environment
  • WST 301/501 (990) – Intermediate Topics in Women’s Studies Gender & the History of Psychiatry
  • WST 401 (990) – Advanced Topics in Women’s Studies: Amazons: A Multicultural Perspective
  • WST 401 (991) – Advanced Topics in Women’s Studies: A Midwife’s Tale and the Social Web
  • WST 201 (990) – Topics in Women’s Studies: Men and Masculinities in Society
  • WST 201 (991) – Topics in Women’s Studies: Scandalous Women in Literature
  • WST 250 (860) – Women and Music
  • WST 360 (860) – Feminism and Cinema = CMJ 398 (860) & ARH 369 (860)
  • WST 410 (001) – Feminist Theory
  • WST 401 – Advanced Topics in Women’s Studies: Reverence for Life: Peace, Reconciliation, and Community
  • WST 340 – Women and Globalization
  • WST 371 – Immigration, Women and Society


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