African-American Studies

 
COURSE OFFERINGS
 
231f    Caribbean Cultures    Listed as Anthropology 231. Four credit hours.  I.    BHIMULL

[238]    Burnt Biscuits and Green Onions: From Rhythm and Blues to Soul    Listed as Music 238. Four credit hours.  A.    

258s    Anthropology, History, Memory    Listed as Anthropology 258. Four credit hours.    BHIMULL

276s    African-American Culture in the United States    Listed as American Studies 276. Four credit hours.  S, U.    GILKES

298s    African-American Art    Listed as American Studies 298. Four credit hours.    CARO

341s    Culture, Mobility, Identity: Encounters in the African Diaspora    Listed as Anthropology 341. Four credit hours.  S, I.    BHIMULL

[355]    African-American Women and Social Change    Listed as Sociology 355. Four credit hours.  U.    

[358]    The Sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois    Listed as Sociology 358. Four credit hours.  S, U.    

359s    Slavery and Slave Communities in the United States     A multidisciplinary exploration of the experience of enslaved African Americans and the impact of that experience on culture and social institutions in the United States. Using the insights of sociology and anthropology, attention is paid to slave communities and the strategies enslaved women and men developed for physical and psychic survival as well as for resistance. Slavery is examined as a social institution and cultural force and as a site for the construction and reproduction of "race" and durable inequalities in the United States. Attention to the varieties of cultural inheritance generated during slavery, especially music, folklore, and religious expression and their persistent impacts on American popular culture and African-American consciousness. Prerequisite: American Studies 276 or Anthropology 112 or History 247 or Sociology 131. Four credit hours.  S, U.    GILKES

491f, 492s    Independent Study    Individual study of special problems in African-American studies in areas where the student has demonstrated the interest and competence necessary for independent work. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor and of the program director. One to four credit hours.    FACULTY