African-American Studies Program


Courses of Study

AA118f    Dance Technique Lab: Dance Forms of the African Diaspora: Hip-hop Listed as Theater and Dance 118. Two credit hours. James
AA118As    Technique Lab: Contemporary Dance & Movement of the African Diaspora Listed as Theater and Dance 118A. Two credit hours. Hunter, Valentine
AA118Bfs    Dance Technique Lab: Intermediate Hip-hop Listed as Theater and Dance 118B. One credit hour. Hunter, ValentineJames
AA132s    Survey of U.S. History, 1865 to Present Listed as History 132. Four credit hours. H. Weisbrot
AA213Jj    Philosophical Inquiries into Race Listed as Philosophy 213J. Three credit hours. S, U. Gordon
AA216j    Deconstructing Daughters of the Dust: African American Origins Intensive exploration and analysis of Julie Dash's film Daughters of the Dust in order to examine Gullah/Geechee culture and its vital role in the origins of African-American culture in the United States and its connection to the African Diaspora. In addition to an introductory historical overview of the African-American experience, the film and readings invite examination of African ethnicities, family, foodways, religion, music, political activism, migration, gender, spirituality, political economy, slavery, and social change. Three credit hours. S, U. Gilkes
[AA223]    Critical Race Feminisms and Tap Dance Listed as Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 223. Four credit hours. A, U.
AA227f    Visual Ways of Knowing: Transcultural Documentary Filmmaking Listed as Global Studies 227. Four credit hours. Razsa
AA228f    Introduction to Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Listed as Government 228. Four credit hours. S, U. LeVan
[AA231]    Caribbean Cultures Listed as Anthropology 231. Four credit hours. I.
[AA236]    Introduction to the Francophone World: The Americas Listed as French 236. Four credit hours. I.
[AA237]    Introduction to the Francophone World: Africa Listed as French 238. Four credit hours. I.
AA242f    Acts of Activism Listed as Theater and Dance 242. Four credit hours. A. Brown
AA247f    African-American History, from Slavery to Freedom Listed as History 247. Four credit hours. H, U. Weisbrot
AA252f    Race, Ethnicity, and Society Listed as Sociology 252. Four credit hours. U. Gilkes
AA255f    Introduction to African Politics Listed as Government 255. Four credit hours. S, I. Seay
AA256s    African-American Art Listed as Art 256. Four credit hours. A, U. Schriber
AA258f    Anthropology, History, Memory Listed as Anthropology 258. Four credit hours. Bhimull
AA266f    Introduction to African History, 1800-1994 Listed as History 266. Four credit hours. H, I. Duff
AA276s    African-American Culture in the United States Listed as American Studies 276. Four credit hours. S, U. Gilkes
AA298s    Hip Hop History Theory and Practice Listed as Theater and Dance 298. Four credit hours. A, U. James
[AA312]    Suburban Politics Listed as Government 312. Four credit hours. U.
AA315f    Minority Representation Listed as Government 315. Four credit hours. S, U. LeVan
[AA330]    Global Histories of Food Listed as History 330. Four credit hours. H, I.
AA333fs    Contemporary Theory Listed as Anthropology 333. Four credit hours. Besteman
AA334f    The Great Depression: America in the 1930s Listed as History 334. Four credit hours. H, U. Weisbrot
[AA336]    Politics of Development in Africa Listed as Government 336. Four credit hours. I.
[AA338]    Field Study in African Development Listed as Government 338. Three credit hours.
AA341f    Culture, Mobility, Identity: Encounters in the African Diaspora Listed as Anthropology 341. Four credit hours. S, I. Bhimull
AA342s    Crisis and Reform: American Society and Politics in the 1960s Listed as History 342. Four credit hours. H. Weisbrot
[AA343]    African-American Literature: Speaking in Tongues Listed as English 343. Four credit hours. L, U.
[AA344]    Black Radical Imaginations Listed as Anthropology 344. Four credit hours.
AA346f    Race, Rights, and Land in the Americas Listed as Spanish 346. Four credit hours. I. Ramos Flores
[AA351]    Minority Issues and Social Change in the Americas Listed as French 351. Four credit hours. L, I.
[AA352]    Hang and Rattle: The West in the American Imaginary Listed as English 352. Four credit hours. L, U.
AA355f    African-American Women and Social Change Listed as Sociology 355. Four credit hours. U. Gilkes
[AA357]    Civil Rights, Black Power, and Social Change Listed as Sociology 357. Four credit hours. S, U.
[AA358]    The Sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois Listed as Sociology 358. Four credit hours. S, U.
AA359s    Sociologies of Slavery and Slave Communities in the United States Listed as Sociology 359. Four credit hours. S, U. Gilkes
AA361s    Creolization, Culture, and Society in the Indian Ocean Islands Listed as French 361. Four credit hours. I. Mauguiere
[AA370]    Corps, Espace, et Genre: Postcolonial Space in Francophone Africa Listed as French 370. Four credit hours. I.
AA375f    Narratives of Identities in Francophone African Literature Listed as French 375. Four credit hours. Niang
[AA413]    Author Course: Toni Morrison Listed as English 413A. Four credit hours. L.
[AA421]    Anthropology of Creativity Listed as Anthropology 421. Four credit hours.
AA455s    Seminar: Conflict and Crisis in Africa Listed as Government 455. Four credit hours. I. Seay
AA491f, 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