CAAS 495 - Senior Seminar
Section: 002 The Black Power Movement
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Requirements & Distribution:
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Upperclass standing.
Other Course Info:
(Cross-Area Courses). (Capstone Course).
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to the history of the Black Power Movement and invites them to make a critical assessment of this period’s impact and historical significance. The dramatic arrival of the “Black Power” slogan into the American political consciousness during the mid-1960s signaled the transformation of the Civil Rights movement and the emergence of a new paradigm for political contestation and social change. This course combines works of historical scholarship with memoir, documentary film, music, and other media to explore the roots, historical development, and enduring impacts of the movement. In the last part of the semester we will explore the contested legacy of the Black Power movement. Course requirements: timely completion of reading assignments, consistent participation in class discussions, short writings assignments, and one research paper.

CAAS 495 - Senior Seminar
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002 (SEM)
Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: The Black Power Movement
003 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Poverty, Environment and Inequality
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