AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
Section: 001 Say it Loud: Black Culture in America
Term: FA 2009
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
10
Cost:
50-100
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The Afro. The zoot suit. Hip Hop. Ma Rainey. Boondocks. Aretha Franklin. James Brown. Each of these cultural items is tied not only to personal taste or entertainment value but also to larger political and social issues around race. In this course, we will analyze Black expressive culture (such as in music, art, literature, and television) and Black everyday culture (such as through hair, fashion, and language), and seek answers to two broad questions: What is the relationship between Black culture and the Black freedom struggle? What is the relationship between “Black” culture and “American” culture?

AMCULT 103 - First Year Seminar in American Studies
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001 (SEM)
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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ISBN: 067974472X
The fire next time, Author: James Baldwin., Publisher: Vintage International 1st Vintag 1993
Required
ISBN: 0912607009
Fire!! : a Quarterly Devoted to the Younger Negro Artists, Author: Wallace Thurman [Ed.]., Publisher: Fire Press 1985
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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