WOMENSTD 336 - Black Women in the United States, Part I: From the American Revolution through the Women's Era
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who completed AAS 337 prior to Winter 2012.
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Advisory Prerequisites:
AAS 201 (CAAS 201).
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course explores the field of African-American women's history from 1619-1900. Topics include Black women's experiences in the slave trade, in colonial America, in the revolutionary period, in the pre-Civil War North, in antebellum slavery, in the Civil War and Reconstruction era, and, at the century's end, in the era termed both the nadir of American race relations and the women's era. The course will ask how understandings of African-American women's histories may transform more long-standing interpretations of the history of family, labor, politics, social movements, health and sexuality in the U.S. It will also take up the challenges particular to research in this field, asking how historians have overcome what has been understood to be the absence of African-American women's voices in the historical record.

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WOMENSTD 336 - Black Women in the United States, Part I: From the American Revolution through the Women's Era
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001 (LEC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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