Spring 2014 not offered
This course examines various theoretical and methodological approaches used historically and currently in the field of black studies. It is intended to familiarize majors with classic texts as well as with more contemporary seminal texts that have come to influence questions and methodologies in the field. Central to our investigation will be elucidating the belief system of race that since its emergence in the 15th century, has played an indispensable role in the formation and reproduction of the ontology and episteme of Western culture. To this effect, the course examines the intersection of the discourse of race with our present disciplinary system of knowledge that enables its reproduction, both conceptually and institutionally.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)
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Short essays, oral presentations, and a final seminar paper.
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