To support our site, Class Central may be compensated by some course providers.

Belong / Appartenir: Community, Race, and Space in the U.S. and France

Davidson College via edX

students interested

Taken this course? Share your experience with other students. Write review

Overview

Exactly where people live in cities - neighborhoods, blocks, even specific buildings - is no accident. We argue that it is a result of deliberate decisions that mark who we imagine as belonging (or not) in our cities. 

This course is a two-week conversation about perceptions of "belonging," and how they affect our cities and communities. We'll speak with researchers and residents. We'll explore film, television, photography that show representations of belonging and marginalization in the Historic West End of Charlotte and in the banlieues on the outskirts of Paris. The course will create opportunities for you to learn about your neighborhood and your city.

As a way to explore the role of language in belonging, we will be offering different parts of the course in English and in French (providing translations).

Taught by

Joseph Ewoodzie and Caroline Fache

Tags

Help Center

Most commonly asked questions about EdX EdX

Reviews for edX's Belong / Appartenir: Community, Race, and Space in the U.S. and France
Based on 0 reviews

  • 5 star 0%
  • 4 star 0%
  • 3 star 0%
  • 2 star 0%
  • 1 star 0%

Did you take this course? Share your experience with other students.

Write a review

Class Central

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free

Never stop learning Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.