AES 312 A: Race and the Radical Imagination

Spring 2024
Meeting:
T 10:30am - 1:20pm / MGH 206
SLN:
10163
Section Type:
Seminar
Joint Sections:
HONORS 212 A
Instructor:
"SELF-DEFENSE AND (AUTO)BIOGRAPHY" THIS COURSE ANALYZES ACTIVISTS AND CHARACTERS THAT STUDIED MARTIAL ART OR DEFENDED THEMSELVES. IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND HOW GENDER, RACE, AND SAFETY IMPACT WELLBEING, WE WILL STUDY WORKS SUCH AS ANGELA DAVIS: AUTOBIOGRAPHY (1974) AND FIERCE FEMMES AND NOTORIOUS LIARS (THOM 2016). STUDENTS WILL ALSO LEARN ACCESSIBLE MARTIAL ARTS SKILLS.
Catalog Description:
Works of speculative culture and experimental writing in Black, Asian American, Chicanx/Latinx, and Indigenous literary and aesthetic traditions, such as Afrofuturism. Includes popular genres like sci-fi and horror, alongside demanding, innovative, and visionary texts. Considers their relation to radical and revolutionary political movements. Offered: AWSpS.
GE Requirements Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
March 2, 2024 - 9:01 am