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Fall 2023 Ukiah Liberal Studies Program


EDMS 419: Identity & Agency for Socially Just Classrooms & Communities (3 units) 

Instructor: S. Garza
Mode: Bisynchronous
Day: Wednesday
Time: 7-9:40pm


•    Unearthing Joy by Gholdy Muhammad
•    Affirming Diversity by Sonia Nieto and Patty Bode

HIST 375: The History of the United States 1960, Days of Rage Years of Hope (4 units) 

Instructor: J. Markay
Mode: Face-to-Face 
Day: Thursday
Time: 6-9:40pm


•    The Shattering: America in the 1960s by Kevin Boyle
•    The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. by Peniel E. Joseph

NAMS 346: Philosophical Systems & Sacred Movements in Native North America (3 units) 

Instructor: M. Churchill
Mode: Face-to-Face 
Day: Monday
Time: 6-8:40pm

•    Treuer, Anton.  Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask. St. Paul: Borealis, 2012. ISBN: 9780873518611. 
•    LaDuke, Winona. Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005. ISBN: 9780896087125.  
•    Kimmerer, Robin Wall. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2013. ISBN: 9781571313560. This text is available online for free.
•    White Hat, Jr., Albert. Life's Journey—Zuya: Oral Teachings from Rosebud. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781607811848. This book is available as a free digital book through the SSU Library.
•    Sarris, Greg.  Mabel McKay: Weaving the Dream.  Berkeley:  University of California Press, 1994. ISBN: 0520209680. The book is available as free digital book through SSU Library.

POLS 315: Modern Political Ideologies (3 units) 

Instructor: B. Switky 
Mode: Hybrid (F2F on 9/9, 9/30, 10/28, 11/18 and Synchronous)
Day: Saturday
Time: 9-11:40am


•    Terence Ball, Richard Dagger, and Daniel O’Neill, Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal, 11thh ed., (New York: Routledge, 2020).


SSCI 320: The Environmental Crisis (4 units) 

Instructor: C. Ineich
Mode: Bisynchronous (Synchronous one hour 6-7 every week)
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6-7pm


•    Robert Henson. 2019. The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change, 2nd edition <>