AAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Fall 2022, Section 006
Instruction Mode: Section 006 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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How does race translate across space, empire, and time? How do we disentangle the legacies of colonialism from our scholarly practices? Taking an historical approach to race, this course brings together theories of spatial and temporal difference as a means to deconstruct static notions of race with a focus on Anglo- and Franco-imperial settings.

Within this wide regional breadth, the course examines racial configurations of whiteness/blackness and Arab/Jewishness within Israel/Palestine; colonial North Africa; and the Americas. Additionally, students develop skills in applying spatial and critical race theories to the digital humanities as a means of engaging with scholarship as an anti-racist practice.

Theorists examined include: Michel Foucault, Edward Soja, Henri Lefebvre, Sara Ahmed, W.E.B. DuBois, Doreen Massey, and Oren Yiftachel


AAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
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003 (SEM)
 In Person
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM

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