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Faithful Anti-Racism in a Time of Pandemic

Course overview

In this course, you'll gain practical knowledge about racism and xenophobia in America today and critically discern its impact on COVID-19.

You'll explore the ways that theology and politics work to support or dismantle current racial disparities. You'll develop faithful anti-racist responses to our present moment and recognize patterns of racist practices, structures and ideologies.

Course details

There is no set meeting time for this course. You will have opportunities for live collaboration with the professor and other students. If you choose to audit the course, plan to spend 10-14 hours over the course of three weeks reading, writing, watching videos, and having discussions. You won't be graded. If you are taking the course for academic credit, expect an additional 20 hours of course work. Credit-seekers are awarded a credit on a completed/not-completed basis without a letter grade.

Instructor

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Christina Edmondson

Christina holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University, a MS degree from the University of Rochester in Family Therapy, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Hampton University. She currently serves as the Dean for Intercultural Student Development at Calvin University.

Basic information

Cost:
$400 for college credit (1 semester hour)
$200 to audit the course or for continuing education (CEU)
Dates:
June 22–July 10, 2020
July 13–July 31, 2020
Instructor:
Christina Edmondson

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