Interracial Dynamics in American Culture and Society: Special Topics: Touch of Danger: Rebellion, Romance, and Other Interracial Encounters in Los Angeles History
Spring 2021 - TAKE YOUR SPRING SEMINAR WITH DEGUZMAN IF YOU CAN!!! -- Deguzman's class was definitely the highlight of my spring quarter! He is extremely upbeat during class and keeps students very engaged. He made the three hour long seminar feel like it was a breeze. He also was very receptive to feedbacks as he gave us long breaks in our meetings. I cannot say enough good things about the positive energy he brings to the class. -- GRADING I know y'all are reading this to know about grading, and I would say that you can definitely get an A in his class even if you think you are bad at writing. He only has 1 big writing assignment, which is a paper you work on throughout the quarter. He sets deadlines for parts of it so you don't get behind which was helpful because I never felt stressed about the writing ever during this class (I also heard that other spring seminars had writing every week/every other week, so if you are looking to avoid that, take this class). With that being said, he also still greatly improves your writing. He gives detailed feedback on issues he sees with your writing, and if you appropriately address those issues and listen to his comments you will get an A. I attended his office hours for extra feedback and he would let you know what needed to be altered and he also went above and beyond and found sources for us to use in our papers which I thought was really nice and helpful. 25% Class engagement 25% Class presentation 5% List of Sources 10% Thesis and Outline 10% Rough Draft 25% Final Draft -- I wish I was able to take him in previous quarters of this seminar, so if you get the chance definitely take this seminar.