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20th-Century Black Conservatism
HIST 193
Fall 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 214

This course examines the emergence and development of modern black conservatism in 20th-century America. Within this seminar, we will explore the roots, ideologies, and constructions of black conservative thought and action. What did it mean to be a black conservative in the post-Reconstruction era? How and why did it emerge? Did black conservatives consider themselves part of the larger black freedom struggle? How has black conservatism shifted, transformed, and evolved over the course of American social and political development? What is the significance of 20th-century black conservatism in America?

Essential Capabilities: Effective Citizenship, Interpretation
Interpretation, Effective Citizenship:
Students will use analytical tools to explore a variety of historical interpretations. They will also deconstruct the assumption underlying seemingly absolute categories, while learning how to engage individuals with different views.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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