CAAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Section: 007 Building Black Bondage
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
20
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Building Black Bondage is an interdisciplinary course that focuses on social constructions and structures that mentally and physically contain/ed African ethnicities for the sake of power and control. Specifically, we will research the implications of the castles and forts that held African captives to be shipped throughout the Atlantic to be placed into chattel slavery. The course will also look at the legacy of these spaces from the slave ship, to the Jim Crow Laws of the South, to the Negro removal plans in the urban America, and to the present day issues of gentrification. The course will use visual culture examples for discourse in the forms of film, art, and photography. Lastly, comparisons and contrasts studies will be used to investigate other marginalized ethnic groups in the United States.

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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