Courses - Upcoming

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Autumn 2015

Afro-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

DIV, I&S
A - 10172 LaShawnDa Pittman T Th 09:30-11:20
SAV 260
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

AA - 10173 F 09:30-10:20
SMI 105
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

AB - 10174 F 10:30-11:20
THO 134
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

DIV, I&S
B - 10176 LaShawnDa Pittman T Th 09:30-11:20
SAV 260
aut AFRAM 101: Introduction To African American Studies

History, culture, religion, institutions, politics, economics, arts, and psychology of peoples of African descent as developed from experience in both the old and new worlds. Multidisciplinary analysis of social life from a black perspective as illustrated in selected historical and contemporary writings.

BA - 10177 F 09:30-10:20
SMI 105
aut AFRAM 150: Introduction To African American History

Introductory survey of topics and problems in Afro-American history with some attention to Africa as well as to America. Basic introductory course for sequence of lecture courses and seminars in Afro-American history. Offered: jointly with HSTAA 150.

I&S
A - 10178 Terry A. Scott T Th 10:30-12:20
BAG 154
aut AFRAM 334: Civil Rights And Black Power In The United States

Examines the politics and culture of the modern African American freedom struggle, which began after WWII and continued into the 1970s. Interrogates political strategies associated with nonviolent direct action, armed self-reliance, and black nationalism, as well as the cultural expression that reflect these political currents. Offered: jointly with HSTAA 334.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10179 Terry A. Scott M W 11:30-13:20
MOR 221
aut AFRAM 337: Popular Music, Race, Identity, And Social Change

Focuses on popular music, shifting formations of race and identity and social change in various cultural, historical, and political contexts. Explores popular music as a tool for social change, a vehicle for community-building and a form of political and aesthetic expression.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10180 Sonnet Retman T
OUG
aut AFRAM 358: Literature Of Black Americans

Selected writings, novels, short stories, plays, poems by Afro-American writers. Study of the historical and cultural context within which they evolved. Differences between Afro-American writers and writers of the European-American tradition. Emphasis varies. Offered: jointly with ENGL 358.

VLPA
A - 10181 Ibrahim, Habiba T Th 12:30-14:20
SIG 227
aut AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

A - 10182 to be arranged -
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aut AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

B - 10183 to be arranged -
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Winter 2016

Afro-American Studies Courses

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
win AFRAM 214: Survey Of Afro-American Literature

A chronological survey of Afro-American literature in all genres from its beginnings to the present day. Emphasizes Afro-American writing as a literary art; the cultural and historical context of Afro-American literary expression and the aesthetic criteria of Afro-American literature. Offered: jointly with ENGL 258.

DIV, VLPA
A - 00000 Sonnet Retman T Th 10:30-12:20
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win AFRAM 270: The Jazz Age

Interdisciplinary study of period after World War I to Great Crash. Afro-American and Anglo-American currents and impulses that flowed together in the Roaring Twenties. Covers politics of normalcy, economics of margin, literature of indulgence and confusion, transformation of race relations, and cultural influence of jazz. Offered: jointly with HSTAA 270.

DIV, I&S
A - 00000 Terry A. Scott T Th 11:30-13:20
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win AFRAM 340: The Harlem Renaissance: A Literary Study

Highlights Harlem Renaissance - 1912 through mid-1930s - as establishing a role for twentieth-century African American writer, encompassing literature, politics, and decolonization of the image of Africa, and solidifying integrationist and nationalist schools of thought. Examines images, themes, and characterizations in creating a literary aesthetic simultaneously American and African American.

DIV, VLPA
A - 00000 T Th 13:30-15:20
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win AFRAM 358: Literature Of Black Americans

Selected writings, novels, short stories, plays, poems by Afro-American writers. Study of the historical and cultural context within which they evolved. Differences between Afro-American writers and writers of the European-American tradition. Emphasis varies. Offered: jointly with ENGL 358.

VLPA
A - 00000 T Th 13:30-15:20
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win AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

A - 00000 to be arranged -
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win AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

B - 00000 to be arranged -
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win AFRAM 499: Independent Study And Research

Identification and investigation of the problems and needs of the black community. Methods and alternatives of approaching these problems and needs. Students designate their areas of interest and subsequently pursue research and problem solving.

C - 00000 to be arranged -
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