Undergraduate African American Studies
2021 Spring Term
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INTRODUCTION TO BLACK CULTURE
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.
MODERN BLACK AMERICAN HISTORY
A critical examination and analysis of the status and role of Black Americans in the United States since 1865.
A HISTORY OF BLACK MIGRATION IN THE U.S.
This course will examine and analyze the impact of Black migration from rural south to the northern urban centers since the turn of the century.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1800 TO THE PRESENT
A survey of essays, prose, fiction, drama, and poetry written by African-Americans from the colonial period to the present.