Courses - Current and Upcoming

For the most up-to-date information on enrollment, meeting times, and locations, please consult the UW Time Schedule.

Spring 2015

Afro-American Studies Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
AFRAM 272: History Of The South Since The Civil War

Reconstruction and its aftermath, the Agrarian (Populist) revolt, disfranchisement and segregation, the effects of urbanization and subsequent depression, desegregation, and the struggle for civil rights. Examines the New South, the conflict of ideology with structural and material change, and the place of the South in contemporary America.

DIV, I&S
A - 10193 Terry A. Scott M W 11:30-13:20
MEB 246
AFRAM 370: Afro-American Political Thought

Political ideologies and philosophies of pivotal Afro-American historical figures and the conditions under which these ideologies are developed, rejected, and transformed. How ideologies relate to solution of Afro-American political problems.

I&S
A - 10195 Johnson, Ernest M W 09:30-11:20
DEN 209
AFRAM 437: Blacks In American Law

Historical continuity for changing relationship between American jurisprudence and black Americans, 1640-1986. Statutory and case law which determined role of blacks in American society, and use of law by blacks to gain civil and personal rights.

I&S
A - 10196 Terry A. Scott T Th 11:30-13:20
CDH 717
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 - 10197 to be arranged -
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Summer 2015 B-term

Afro-American Studies Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
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 - 10043 LaShawnDa Pittman MTWTh 14:20-16:30
DEM 004
AFRAM 318: Black Literary Genres

Considers how generic forms have been discussed, distributed, and valued in the larger context of African American, or other African-Diasporic literary studies. Explores how black writers and artists treat the terms and conventions of generic forms in response, and comparison, to their cultural treatment of others. Offered: jointly with ENGL 318; AWSp.

VLPA
A - 10045 Ibrahim, Habiba MTWTh 12:00-14:10
THO 134

Summer 2015 Full-term

Afro-American Studies Courses

Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
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 - 10047 to be arranged -
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