CAAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Section: 004 Race, Education, and Youth Activism in Detroit
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This class is a collaboration with Detroit’s renowned Mosaic Youth Theatre. It will provide an in-depth look at the turbulent 1960s in Detroit, focusing on youth activism and the ways that struggles over education and race shaped the city’s history. We will focus, in particular, on a dramatic but not well known event in Detroit’s history: the 1966 student walkout at Northern High School. Northern students were joined by students across the city protesting racism in the schools, leading to the establishment of a freedom school. The course will involve students in first-hand oral history and archival methods to uncover and organize material about this event to be used by Mosaic Youth Theatre to stage a new theatrical production during their 2009-2010 season.

This course is part of the Semester in Detroit program and will meet at UM Detroit Center (non Semester in Detroit Students may enroll in the class, but they must be able to attend class at the Detroit Center; there will be no class meetings on campus).

CAAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11120
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Section 001: Meets with Epid 666
002 (SEM)
P
18465
Open
16
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section 002: Meets with English 435.001
003 (SEM)
P
18878
Closed
0
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section 003: Meets with AC 498.
004 (SEM)
P
20818
Open
23
 
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Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Section 004: Meets w/ RC 461 This course is part of the Semester in Detroit program and will meet at UM Detroit Center (non Semester in Detroit Students may enroll in the class, but they must be able to attend class at the Detroit Center; there will be no class meetings on campus).
005 (SEM)
P
18924
Open
32
 
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F 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Section 005: Meets with Anthro 447
007 (SEM)
P
29533
Open
11
 
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
008 (SEM)
P
31027
Open
6
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Section 008: Meets w/ AC 498.002.
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