• Mapping Race in Seattle

    Author(s):
    Jaime Cardenas
    Editor(s):
    Anne B. McGrail
    Date:
    2020
    Subject(s):
    Digital pedagogy, History, Mapping, Social justice, Race
    Item Type:
    Course Material or learning objects
    Tag(s):
    DPiH, DPiH Community College, DPih Course Material or learning objects
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/a6hm-6w75
    Abstract:
    Curatorial note from Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: This assessment aids in the processes of assisting students in locating, literally and figuratively, where power is enacted geographically in Seattle. Capital accumulation and racism since the late 1800s, as well as the de facto expulsion of almost all Native people, has combined in Seattle with anti-Asian and antiblack residential segregation. The question is, how? This spatial approach to learning can be used, for example, when examining the proximity of African American and Asian American neighborhoods. Most students have not considered why the International District (which contains Chinatown and other Asian American neighborhoods) is adjacent to the Central District (the once mostly African American neighborhood of the city). When students see their mapping in conjunction with reading secondary sources and having discussions, their comprehension is deepened.
    Notes:
    This deposit is part of Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities. Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities is a peer-reviewed, open-access publication edited by Rebecca Frost Davis, Matthew K. Gold, Katherine D. Harris, and Jentery Sayers, and published by the Modern Language Association. https://digitalpedagogy.hcommons.org/.
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    Published
    Last Updated:
    1 year ago
    License:
    Attribution-NonCommercial
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