Undergraduate African American Studies
2018 Spring Term
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INTRODUCTION TO BLACK CULTURE (DV)(GE)
African American Studies 100
This course is an introduction to the experiences, literature, art and music of Black people. Emphasis will be placed on major Black contributions to American culture. Special attention will be paid to Black studies as a discipline.
CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY: TRAVELING FREEDOM'S MAIN LINE (DV)
African American Studies 241
Explores the origins, history, and legacies of the Black civil rights movement (c. 1950s - 1970s) at many of the sites where this history was made (includes multi-state travel). Learning through place promotes an experiential understanding of this freedom struggle and how it changed the people who made it and the nation.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY: A SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE (DV)(GE)
African American Studies 270
This course provides lower level undergraduate students with systematic sociological understanding of the historical and current experiences of African American people.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1800 TO THE PRESENT (DV)
African American Studies 345
A survey of essays, prose, fiction, drama, and poetry written by African-Americans from the Colonial period to the present.