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AAS 500
Introduction to African American Intellectual Tradition

Taught by Professor

This interdisciplinary seminar introduces graduate students from many departments to the African-American intellectual tradition. Particular attention will be paid to black radicalism, in both the U.S. and the African Diaspora, with a focus on issues of class and gender alongside race. A broad set of topics are discussed, including: racial formation; slavery; empire; and social movements. The course presupposes a familiarity with issues in African American studies. This course is required for graduate certificate requirements.    

Seminar S01: 1:30 pm – 4:20 pm M

Course offered in Fall 2016 (and about every year thereafter)

HIS 577 / AAS 577
Readings in African American History

Taught by Professor Tera Hunter

This course is designed to introduce graduate students to the literature of African-American History, from the colonial era up to more recent times. Major themes and debates are highlighted. The course should help students to define interests within the field to pursue further study and research and also to aid preparation for examinations.

1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W

Course offered in Fall 2016 (and about every year thereafter)