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Junior Colloquium: Theory and Methods in African American Studies
AFAM 301
Spring 2012 not offered

This course will introduce students to the field of African American studies with some emphasis on the black diaspora. It will provide an interdisciplinary overview of keys issues in the field through explorations of theories and methods that seek to both explicate and document black experiences. Particular attention will be paid to the continuous and discontinuous impact of history on current political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments. Topics include, but are not limited to, slavery and resistance, racial inequity, self-definition, black radicalism, gender politics, and cultural productions. Course materials also include film, music, and video in addition to scholarly texts that offer nuanced perspectives on diverse black communities in the United States.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AFAM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)

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