AAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Winter 2021, Section 001 - Black Intimacies
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Description

In this course, students will explore the ways in which black feminist and black queer scholars, writers and artists have analyzed and articulated black intimacies in their work. Here black intimacies refers to black intimate life or the diverse erotic bonds, friendships, kinship formations and communal networks of people of African Descent. Course texts include (inter)disciplinary scholarship (history, literary studies, sociology, performance studies) and various forms of creative expression including novels, poetry, film and art.

Course Requirements:

Course assignments include weekly reflections and two paper assignments (a midterm paper of 5-8 pages and a final research paper of 12-15 pages).

Class Format:

This course will be taught synchronously and online.

Schedule

AAS 458 - Issues in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 Online
31662
Closed
0
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
 Online
31962
Open
17
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (SEM)
 Online
36553
Closed
0
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
012 (SEM)
 In Person
25053
Open
13
 
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W 2:30PM - 5:30PM

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