Studies of Cultural Diversity

56:606:542:91 Race, Politics, and Religion
Hybrid Section – Some Meetings Online
Thursdays 5:30-8:10 p.m.
Instructor: Professor Miller

This course examines how religion shaped the political and racial priorities of American History. Topics include the role and definition of civil religion, the struggle George Washington had with defining the role of religion in a new republic, the impact of slavery, and the social construction of whiteness.