AFRAM 404 A: Advanced African American Studies in Humanities

Winter 2024
Meeting:
T 12:30pm - 3:20pm / DEN 210
SLN:
10180
Section Type:
Seminar
Instructor:
THEME/TITLE: BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT THIS ADVANCED SEMINAR EXPLORES THE LITERATURE, MUSIC, VISUAL ART, AND PERFORMING ARTS OF THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT, THE SIBLING MOVEMENT OF THE BLACK POWER MOVEMENT. EACH WEEK STUDENTS WILL RIGOROUSLY ENGAGE WIT IN-DEPTH READING ASSIGNMENTS AND SENSORY ACTIVITIES IN CLASS. THEMES COVERED INCLUDE: ANTI-BLACK VIOLENCE GENDER ROLES SELF-LOVE SOCIOECONOMIC INEQUITY BLACK EMPOWERMENT. THE WORK OF ARTISTS WILL BE DISCUSSED SUCH AS: LARRY NEAL SONIA SANCHEZ SUN RA KATHERINE DUNHAM BARBARA JONES-HOGU. EACH STUDENT WILL EXAMINE THESE PIECES OF ARTWORK AS IT PERTAINS TO THE OUTSTANDING IMPACTS AFRICAN AMERICANS CONTRIBUTED IN AMERICAN SOCIETY.
Catalog Description:
Advanced and interdisciplinary engagement with racial formation, Black cultural production, and resistance among people of African descent throughout the Diaspora. Draws upon cultural studies perspectives with an emphasis on literature, film, music, performance, visual and material culture. Topics include art, labor, migration, politics; racial capitalism and political economy; social movements and cultural history; black intellectual traditions. Offered: AWSpS.
GE Requirements Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
March 2, 2024 - 3:56 pm