Hate Studies Syllabi

The Bard Center for the Study of Hate is thankful to academics from around the world who have shared  syllabi about hate for this database. Our hope is that professors will find inspiration, new materials, and ideas from other disciplines for their teaching and research. If you would like to add your syllabus, or know a faculty member who might, please email kstern@bard.edu.

COMMUNICATIONS

Hate Speech (COMM 624) — Michael Waltman, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,  Spring 2019

FRENCH

FR2311 Africa: Colonialism to Continental Crisis — Caroline Williamson Sinalo, University College Cork

FR4311 Trauma and Narrative in the Francophone World — Caroline Williamson Sinalo, University College Cork

HISTORY

Antisemitism, Past and Present — Polly Zavadivker, University of Delaware, Fall 2018

Antisemitism Exercise — Henry Greenspan, University of Michigan

White Power Movements and Ideology — C. Richard King, Columbia College

Antisemitism — C. Richard King, Columbia College, Spring 2019

HIST S-1572 Holocaust in History, Literature and Film — Kevin Madigan, Harvard Divinity School, Summer 2019

INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSES

Connections 255: Why We Hate — Matthew Hoffman, Franklin & Marshall, Spring 2018

2014 Bard College Network classes on Hate: Four classes looking through different foci, but with coordinated readings and exercises. Man As Monster: An Explanation of the Causes and Manifestations of Hate, Stephanie Saldana and Rebecca Granato  (Al-Quds Bard College); Great Hatred: Little Room: Contested Ireland/Island, Peter Gadsby, Deirdre d’Albertis (Bard Annandale); Hate and Revolution, Ewa Atanassow (Bard Berlin); and The Nature of Hate, An Interdisciplinary Perspective, Galina Gorborukova and Elena Kim (Bard/American University of Central Asia)

Model Syllabus for the Study of Hate — Bard Center for the Study of Hate, 2019

Antisemitism: Anatomy of a Hatred — Kenneth Stern, Bard College, 2016

The Challenge of Discussing Issues Wrapped in Identity, Morality and/or Justice — Bard Center for the Study of Hate, model syllabus, 2019

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (see also Political Science)

The Far Right in Western Democracies  — Cas Mudde, University of Georgia, Fall 2018

LAW (Crime)

Hate Crimes — Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld, California State University, Stanislaus, Fall 2018

Hate Crime — Valerie Jenness, University of California, Irvine, Summer 2018

Antisemitism and the Law — Bard Center for the Study of Hate, Model Syllabus, 2019

PHILOSOPHY

Advance Topics in Philosophy and Law — Amy Baehr, Hofstra, Fall 2007

POLITICAL SCIENCE

The Holocaust — Arnold Leder, Texas State University

The Politics of Extremism — Arnold Leder, Texas State University

Hate, Violence and Pornography: Legal, Political and Ethical Considerations — Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, 2014-2015

Is There A Limit? Violence and Crime on the Internet — Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, 2011-2012

Media, Politics and Ethics — Raphael Cohen-Almagor, University of Hull, 2013-2014

PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology of Forgiveness (Psyc 185) — Loren Toussaint, Luther College, January 2019

PSY 3337: Psychology of Prejudice, Discrimination & Hate — Randall E. Osborne, Texas State University, Fall 2018

Psychology 3750: The Psychology of Hate — Toni Bisconti — University of Akron, Fall 2018

PUBLIC POLICY

Prejudice and Discrimination: Psychological Causes and Policy Implications — Jack Glaser, Berkeley, Spring 2018

RELIGION

E 4200/5200 The Ethics of Power and Racial Justice — Dawn M. Nothwehr, Catholic Theological Union, Spring 2019

RELI 305 Religion and Violence  — John Sheveland, Gonzaga University, Fall 2018

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 437/537 Race and Ethnic Relations — Dwaine E. Plaza , Oregon State University

SOC 499/599 African American Resistance in the Era of Donald Trump — Dwaine Plaza & Marilyn Stewart, Oregon State University, Winter 2019

Women of Color  — Dianne Dentice, Stephen F. Austin State University, Fall 2018

American White Nationalism — Dianne Dentice, Stephen F. Austin State University, Spring 2019

Extremism in American Society  (with schedule of assignments) —  Kristin Haltinner, University of Idaho, Spring 2019

BCSH thanks two students who worked on this database: Anna DeRosa of Bard College and Louise Sullivan of Gonzaga University. We are also thankful to Kristine Hoover and our other colleagues at the Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies for establishing an earlier version of this database.