Black Power Movements in the 1970s|
|Course Cluster: Urban Studies|
This course will exam the lasting cultural and political impact of black power movements in the United States in the 1970s. It will examine its black nationalist ideological foundations, memoirs and critical essays, cinematic and artistic texts, and recent scholarly works on the politics of the era. Students will have the opportunity to understand and explore the political importance of this era as well as consider the long-term impact of this time on contemporary black politics.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-American)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Michael Dawson, BLACK VISIONS
Kwame Ture and Charles Hamilton, BLACK POWER
Angela Davis, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
George Jackson, SOLEDAD BROTHER
Eddie Glaude, IS IT NATION TIME?
Malcolm X, MALCOLM X SPEAKS
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Critical reaction papers, participant observation assignments, take home final.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students who are not able to gain entry into the course during pre-registration should add a ranked enrollment enrollment request during the adjustment period and come to class on the first day.
|Instructor(s): Price,Melanye Times: ...W... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: DAC300; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 8||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: -4||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 8||JR non-major: 2||SO: X||FR: X|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 6||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 1||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 4|