CAAS 201 - Introduction to Afro-American Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
CAAS 111.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.

This course provides an interdisciplinary overview and introduction to the area of Afro-American Studies. Historical, political, sociocultural, and behavioral perspectives are brought to bear on the analysis of the Black American experience. Specifically, the course intends to (1) Introduce students to the corpus of knowledge characteristic of the Afro-American Studies disciplinary perspective; (2) Consider salient issues, debates and critiques in the area; (3) Survey the Black American experience with emphasis on current social, political, and economic developments; and (4) Encourage the development of greater insight into the Black American experience.

CAAS 201 - Introduction to Afro-American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
27691
Open
1
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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Coursepack Location:
CTools
ISBN: 0472089560
One Nation Under A Groove: Mot, Author: Gerald Early, Publisher: Univ. of Michigan
Required
ISBN: 156689218X
Blood Dazzler, Author: Patricia Smith, Publisher: Coffe House Press 1ST 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780451528247
Classic Slave Narratives, Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Publisher: Signet Classics
Required
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