AAS 290 - Selected Topics in Black World Studies
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
With permission of department.
May not be repeated for credit.
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The mini-course seminars will introduce students to a range of issues and experiences related to the topics and identity categories of specialized topics in Afroamerican, African, and/or Caribbean studies. The courses will explore and analyze major aspects of the subject matter:

  1. historical contexts for the interactions of African and the diaspora;
  2. personal experiences; and
  3. meanings and effects.

This is a combined short lecture/discussion course that is designed to function as an introduction to the subject matter. Students at all levels are welcome to enroll.

Course Requirements:

The assignments for this course include four short papers, a presentation, and active participation in class discussion.

  • Reading Journal: 40% Flash Research
  • Project& Presentation: 40%
  • Participation: 20%

Intended Audience:

This course is geared towards students who have interests in Afroamerican, African, and/or Caribbean studies. The course meets the 200-level area course requirement for DAAS majors and minors.

Class Format:


AAS 290 - Selected Topics in Black World Studies
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