ES 101 INTRODUCTION TO ETHNIC STUDIES (3)   
This interdisciplinary course focuses on the ethnic group experience in the United States with emphasis on African Americans, Native Americans, Chicanos/as, Latinos/as, and Asian Americans. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
ES 201 INVENTING ETHNIC AMERICA (3) 
Examination of contemporary America, focusing on the way elements of diverse ethnic societies--family, leisure, education, and employment--intersect, determine identity, and shape lifestyles.
ES 212 SURVEY OF CHICANO/A-LATINO/A STUDIES (3)   
An interdisciplinary survey of the Chicano/a-Latino/a experience, 1848-present. Topics include conquest and colonization, cultural resistance, social stratification, immigration, grassroots movements, and expressive culture. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 213 CONTEMPORARY LATINO/A CULTURE AND ISSUES (3)   
A comparative interdisciplinary treatment of contemporary Latino/a cultures and current issues affecting their status in the United States. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 221 SURVEY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES I (3)   
An interdisciplinary survey of the African American experience beginning with pre-colonial Africa and ending with World War I. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)
ES 221H SURVEY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES I (3) 
An interdisciplinary survey of the African American experience beginning with pre-colonial Africa and ending with World War I. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.
ES 223 SURVEY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES II (3) 
Interdisciplinary survey of the African American experience beginning with the economic collapse of 1929, the New Deal, and ending in the 1990s with conservative efforts to end civil rights laws of the 1960s. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 231 ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES: MID-1800S-PRESENT (4)   
Examination of the histories and experiences of Asian Americans from the mid-1800s to the present through historical texts, oral histories, personal essays, video, audio, and creative writings. (H) (Bacc Core Course)
ES 233 ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES II: ACTIVISM AND EMPOWERMENT (3)   
A look at historical and contemporary Asian American activism and issues, from early labor organizing to the Asian American Movement of the 1960s and 70s to contemporary issues and efforts toward community empowerment. (H) (Bacc Core Course)
ES 241 INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (4)   
A survey of Native American cultures and history, both prior to and following contact with Europeans. Introduces the key contemporary issues and questions in the field of Native American studies. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)
ES 241H INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (4) 
A survey of Native American cultures and history, both prior to and following contact with Europeans. Introduces the key contemporary issues and questions in the field of Native American studies. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.
ES 243 NATIVE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN THE 20TH CENTURY U.S. (3)   
Comprehensive course dealing with Native American, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian experience under the 20th century United States government. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)
ES 299 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
ES 311 NARRATIVES OF LATINO MIGRATIONS (3) 
A study of the scholarship and creative literature dealing with migrations from Mexico and other Latin American countries to the United States.
ES 314 CHICANO/A LITERATURE (3) 
A survey of select works in various genres. Attention to questions of cultural production, reception, critical approaches and how factors such as race, gender, and class impact Chicano/a discursive practices.
ES 321 AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL & SOCIAL THOUGHT IN 20TH CENTURY (3) 
This interdisciplinary course examines the dialogues, conflicts and self-representations produced by African Americans beginning with the closing years of the 19th century (1895) and ending with the opening days of World War II.
ES 323 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN AMERICAN SOCIAL DISCOURSE (3) 
Interdisciplinary course examines key African American political discourse(s) that emerged in response to major social and cultural transformations occurring in the United States after World War II to the present.
ES 332 ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS AND THE MEDIA (3) 
A broad study of representations of Asians/Pacific Islanders and Asian Pacific Americans in various United States media and their effects.
ES 334 ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) 
An examination of various work by Asian Americans with particular attention to critical frameworks and issues of identity and representation. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 345 NATIVE AMERICANS IN OREGON (4) 
Analysis and understanding of the complex experiences of Native Americans in the present state of Oregon, from early contact with those of other ethnicities to contemporary demographic contexts. (H) (NC)
ES 350 PUBLIC DISCOURSE AND WRITINGS ON RACE (4)   
Explores historical and contemporary cases of private, political, and public discourse on race and difference. Students will study diverse examples to explore strategies and methods of dominant and resistant discourse, as well as their social and material impacts. (Writing Intensive Course)
ES 351 ETHNIC MINORITIES IN OREGON (3) 
Exploration of the cultures and contributions of major ethnic groups in the state of Oregon. With timelines, oral histories, and audiovisual aids, the course will allow students to learn the ethnic and regional diversity in Oregon history. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 353 ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM (4) 
Introduces environmental racism; the unequal impact of environmental harm on communities of color and indigenous peoples. Presents empirical evidence and theoretical frames, and explores efforts by government, residents, and activists to combat it. Considers questions of environmental justice via social structure, public access, open space, indigeneity, food, and media. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 354 LITERATURE OF ETHNIC MINORITIES IN THE UNITED STATES (3)   
Literary works by ethnic minorities addressing issues of race and ethnicity in U.S. culture and society. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: (ES 101 or ES 201)
ES 355 RACE, SPACE, AND DIFFERENCE (4) 
A hands-on approach to exploring how we make space, and why geography is always infused with markers of social identity and exercises of power. Will practice "reading" space and landscapes, and learn how notions of race and other forms of "difference" shape space (and vice versa) to produce experiences of inclusion, exclusion, cooperation, and conflict. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 373 APPROACHES TO SOCIAL JUSTICE (3) 
Students study various ways of thinking about social justice and evaluate these in case studies and current events. As a basis for the Social Justice minor, students write a research paper on the theoretical and practical aspects of a social justice issue. Cross-listed as ANTH 373, WGSS 373, WLC 373.
ES 399 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
ES 399H SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.
ES 401 RESEARCH (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 402 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 403 THESIS (1-16) 
PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 406 PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 408 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.
ES 409 PRACTICUM (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 410 INTERNSHIP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 411 CHICANO/AS IN/ON FILM (3) 
Exploration of how Mexicans and Mexican Americans have been portrayed in Hollywood film and how contemporary filmmakers from this group are challenging traditional representations.
ES 431 QUEER OF COLOR CRITIQUES (3) 
"Queer of color critiques" refers to political theories and activism that emerge from LGBTQ people of color to examine the intersections between race, sexuality and gender. This course addresses these intersections through theory, history, and activism. (Bacc Core Course) CROSSLISTED as QS 431 and WGSS 431. PREREQS: Junior standing.
ES 437 GENDER ISSUES IN ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES (3) 
An examination of various ways gender issues have affected Asian American Studies and the ways race and gender are conceptualized as categories of oppression within the field.
ES 444 NATIVE AMERICAN LAW: TRIBES, TREATIES, AND THE UNITED STATES (4) 
Examination of the parameters of native treaty relationships with the federal and state governments, and considers the future of these agreements.
ES 445 NATIVE AMERICAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (3)   
Examination of scientific and technological discovery, continuity, and change among indigenous peoples, with particular emphasis on selected communities of pre- and post-European contact North America. (H) (NC) (Bacc Core Course)
ES 448 NATIVE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHIES (3) 
Native American perspectives on ways of knowing, sources of meaning and ethics, the nature of reality, self, community, and cosmos. Includes lectures, scholarship, story-telling, poetry, theater, and music as forums for this exploration. Introduces ideas of leading Native American thinkers about the human relation to the natural world, sources of strength and wisdom, the nature of time and place and spirit, right ways of acting in communities, both civic and biotic, and the place of beauty in a well-lived life. CROSSLISTED as PHL 448/PHL 548.
ES 451 THEORIES OF RACE AND ETHNICITY (3) 
A seminar examining various theories of race and ethnicity, their historical contexts, and applications.
ES 452 ETHNICITY IN FILM (3) 
Using ethnicity and gender as primary frames of reference, this upper-division/graduate level seminar seeks to introduce students to critical film theory and examine ethnicity and gender as a force both in front of and behind the camera. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 453 ETHNOHISTORY METHODOLOGY (4)   
A seminar developing techniques for collecting, analyzing, and incorporating ethnic community histories in research papers and theses. (Bacc Core Course)
ES 455 INTERNSHIP SEMINAR (1) 
Prepares students for the internship and provides an opportunity to explore career options and/or graduate study. PREREQS: ES 101 and ES 201
ES 457 LITERATURE BY WOMEN OF COLOR IN THE UNITED STATES (3) 
A comparative examination of works by various women writers of color and their treatment of such issues as race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and gender.
ES 458 RACIAL PATTERNS OF URBANIZATION (3) 
This interdisciplinary course will examine the linkages between race and patterns of urbanization. It will examine how ideologies about race and gender have set the themes of debate and discussion about urbanization in both theoretical and popular discourses. PREREQS: ES 101 and ES 201
ES 460 ETHNICITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE (3) 
Seminar addresses serious inequities and social justice issues in contemporary American society. With a textbook specifically on pedagogy, the class will examine the role of race and ethnicity in our public policy and social justice, specifically focusing on housing, poverty, employment, public health, education, law enforcement and the environment.
ES 461 RACISM AND THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX (4) 
The prison industrial/punishment complex in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has become a growth industry with the privatization of prisons, and mass incarceration of mostly people-of-color. This course examines the history and growth of this industry and the implications that it has on this democracy.
ES 472 INDIGENOUS TWO-SPIRIT AND QUEER STUDIES (3) 
"Two-spirit" refers to North American indigenous genders outside of European male/female binaries. Two-spirit communities argue for decolonization as a central political struggle, calling all people to unlearn settler colonial gender/sexuality on Native land. This course addresses indigenous two-spirit/GLBTQ issues through theory, literature, activism, and art. CROSSLISTED as QS 472, WGSS 472. PREREQS: QS 262 or ES 242 or WGSS 414 or instructor permission
ES 477 QUEER/TRANS PEOPLE OF COLOR ARTS AND ACTIVISM (3)   
LGBTQ people of color often engage struggles for social justice through artistic movements. This course will focus on arts by LGBTQ people of color and the way these artistic movements contribute to activism that interrupts interlocking systems of oppression. (Bacc Core Course) CROSSLISTED as QS 477/QS 577, WGSS 477/WGSS 577. PREREQS: QS 262 and QS 462
ES 485 CAPSTONE IN SOCIAL JUSTICE (2) 
Working with an advisor from the Social Justice minor, students conduct research to synthesize and extend analysis of a particular social justice issue, building on three previous papers or projects. Results are presented in a 10-15 page paper and a public poster, presentation or website. CROSSLISTED as ANTH 485, WGSS 485, WLC 485. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQS: (ANTH 373 or ES 373 or WGSS 373 or WLC 373) and (ANTH 410 or ES 410 or WGSS 410 or WLC 410)
ES 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
ES 501 RESEARCH (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 502 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 503 THESIS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 506 SPECIAL PROJECTS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 507 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 508 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
ES 509 PRACTICUM (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 510 INTERNSHIP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.
ES 531 QUEER OF COLOR CRITIQUES (3) 
"Queer of color critiques" refers to political theories and activism that emerge from LGBTQ people of color to examine the intersections between race, sexuality and gender. This course addresses these intersections through theory, history, and activism. CROSSLISTED as QS 531 and WGSS 531. PREREQS: Junior standing.
ES 537 GENDER ISSUES IN ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES (3) 
An examination of various ways gender issues have affected Asian American Studies and the ways race and gender are conceptualized as categories of oppression within the field.
ES 544 NATIVE AMERICAN LAW: TRIBES, TREATIES, AND THE U.S. (4) 
Examination of the parameters of native treaty relationships with the federal and state governments, and considers the future of these agreements.
ES 548 NATIVE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHIES (3) 
Native American perspectives on ways of knowing, sources of meaning and ethics, the nature of reality, self, community, and cosmos. Includes lectures, scholarship, story-telling, poetry, theater, and music as forums for this exploration. Introduces ideas of leading Native American thinkers about the human relation to the natural world, sources of strength and wisdom, the nature of time and place and spirit, right ways of acting in communities, both civic and biotic, and the place of beauty in a well-lived life. CROSSLISTED as PHL 448/PHL 548.
ES 551 THEORIES OF RACE AND ETHNICITY (3) 
A seminar examining various theories of race and ethnicity, their historical contexts, and applications.
ES 552 ETHNICITY IN FILM (3) 
Using ethnicity and gender as primary frames of reference, this upper-division/graduate level seminar seeks to introduce students to critical film theory and examine ethnicity and gender as a force both in front of and behind the camera.
ES 553 ETHNOHISTORY METHODOLOGY (4) 
A seminar developing techniques for collecting, analyzing, and incorporating ethnic community histories in research papers and theses.
ES 557 LITERATURE BY WOMEN OF COLOR IN THE UNITED STATES (3) 
A comparative examination of works by various women writers of color and their treatment of such issues as race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and gender.
ES 558 RACIAL PATTERNS OF URBANIZATION (3) 
This interdisciplinary course will examine the linkages between race and patterns of urbanization. It will examine how ideologies about race and gender have set the themes of debate and discussion and about urbanization in both theoretical and popular discourses. PREREQS: ES 101 and ES 201
ES 560 ETHNICITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE (3) 
Seminar addresses serious inequities and social justice issues in contemporary American society. With a textbook specifically on pedagogy, the class will examine the role of race and ethnicity in our public policy and social justice, specifically focusing on housing, poverty, employment, public health, education, law enforcement and the environment.
ES 561 RACISM AND THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX (4) 
The prison industrial/punishment complex in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has become a growth industry with the privatization of prisons, and mass incarceration of mostly people-of-color. This course examines the history and growth of this industry and the implications that it has on this democracy.
ES 572 INDIGENOUS TWO-SPIRIT AND QUEER STUDIES (3) 
"Two-spirit" refers to North American indigenous genders outside of European male/female binaries. Two-spirit communities argue for decolonization as a central political struggle, calling all people to unlearn settler colonial gender/sexuality on Native land. This course addresses indigenous two-spirit/GLBTQ issues through theory, literature, activism, and art. CROSSLISTED as QS 572, WGSS 572. PREREQS: QS 262 or ES 242 or WGSS 414 or WGSS 514 or instructor permission
ES 577 QUEER/TRANS PEOPLE OF COLOR ARTS AND ACTIVISM (3) 
LGBTQ people of color often engage struggles for social justice through artistic movements. This course will focus on arts by LGBTQ people of color and the way these artistic movements contribute to activism that interrupts interlocking systems of oppression. CROSSLISTED as QS 477/QS 577, WGSS 477/WGSS 577. PREREQS: QS 262 and QS 464
ES 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.
ES 808 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits.