Variation in the African Diaspora

Exposes and explores biological and non-biological diversity within and between regions, countries, and peoples of the African Diaspora. Draws on multiple disciplines and modes of inquiry in the comparative analysis of genetic, phenotypic, historical, political, and sociocultural dimensions of the African Diaspora. The content of the course is not limited to the transatlantic African Diaspora, but is open to the broader African Diaspora (including the Middle East) as well. One course.

Race, Genomics, and Society

Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics’. Focus on relevant applications in science, medicine, and society; develop skills required for scientific, sociopolitical, cultural, psychosocial, and ethical evaluation of issues.