Introduction to Modern African American History|
This class will examine African American history from 1877 to the present. Central themes will include the post-Reconstruction period, Jim Crow, urbanization, migration, persistent institutionalized discrimination in education and the legal system, and key social justice movements such as the civil rights movement and black power.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(AMST)(EDST)(HRAD-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Vincent Harding, THERE IS A RIVER: THE BLACK STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN AMERICA (Mariner Books; Reissue edition, 1993)
Manning Marable and Leith Mullings, eds., LET NOBODY TURN US AROUND: VOICES OF RESISTANCE, REFORM AND RENEWAL: AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000).
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Exams & essays
|Instructor(s): Nasta,Jesse Times: ..T.R.. 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: FISK413; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 35||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 2||SO: 12||FR: 14|
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