AAS 111 - Introduction to Africa and Its Diaspora
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a concentration plan. F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Introduces basic concepts and methods involved in the study of Africa and its Diaspora. This team-taught course takes a multimedia, interdisciplinary approach using maps, cultural artifacts, films, art, music, archival documents, literary texts, and key scholarly readings from both the humanities and social sciences.

Prerequisite to the AAS concentration and academic minor.

AAS 111 - Introduction to Africa and Its Diaspora
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
19613
Open
80
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
19614
Open
19
 
-
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
19615
Open
19
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
19616
Open
5
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
19617
Open
18
 
-
F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
19618
Closed
0
 
-
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
20814
Open
19
 
-
F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 9780142437162
The interesting narrative and other writings, Author: Equiano, Olaudah, 1745-, Publisher: Penguin 2003
Required
ISBN: 9780374105235
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Author: Beah, Ishmael, 1980-, Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007
Required
ISBN: 9781299823129
If Beale Street could talk a novel, Author: Baldwin, James, 1924-1987., Publisher: Vintage International 2006
Required
ISBN: 9780312152659
Clotel, or, The president's daughter : a narrative of slave life in the United States, Author: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884., Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's 2000
Required
ISBN: 9781880684184
Biography of a runaway slave, Author: Montejo, Esteban, 1860-1973., Publisher: Curbstone Press 1994
Required
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