The Department offers graduate coursework in African American Studies at the 500-level. With permission, some of these courses may be taken by Undergraduate students. Doctoral candidates seeking the graduate certificate in African American Studies must take AAS 500 and two additional 500-level courses.This interdisciplinary seminar introduces graduate students from many departments to the African-American intellectual tradition. The perspective concentrates on African-America and the African Diaspora, with attention to issues of class and gender as well as race. A broad set of topics, including race, racism, religion, and slavery are discussed. The course presupposes a familiarity with issues in African-American studies.
|Examples of Available 500-Level Coursework|
|HIS 577 / AAS 577
Readings in African American History
Tera W. Hunter
ART 560 / AAS 560
|ENG 556 / AAS 556
African American Literature – The Archival Turn
ART 529 / CLA 528 / AAS 529
AAS 506 / REL 514 / GSS 506
Introduction to African American Intellectual History
Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Cornel West
Additional 500-level courses may be considered as cognates with the approval of the Director of Graduate Affairs.