Culture, Ethnicity&Mental Hlth

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Psychology

Undergraduate Course

Culture, Ethnicity&Mental Hlth

Spring 2023

Taught By: Kehana Bonagura and Lillian Polanco-Roman

Section: A

CRN: 6960

Credits: 4

This course provides a foundation for understanding how race and racism, ethnicity and culture affect mental health. Topics include: identity development, immigration and acculturation, health disparities by race and ethnicity, forms of interpersonal racism, defining solidarity and allyship, cultural variation in expressions of distress, psychiatric classification of "mental illness": vs. culturally grounded explanations of symptoms. This is a participatory and experiential course in which discussion is facilitated through affinity groups, and you will do a group change maker project to work towards change in your community. Prerequisites: One Lang fundamentals course, or ULEC Introduction to Psychology with a grade of "C" or higher.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Psychology (LPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 28

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 6:36pm 7/4/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday, Thursday

Times: 12:00pm - 1:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/24/2023 - 5/11/2023