AAS Cognates

The following courses are approved cognates for the certificate in African American Studies

  • HIS 442/AMS 342 Race, Racism and Politics in Twentieth-Century America
  • HIS 270/AMS 370 Asian American History
  • HIS 306/LAO 306 Latino History
  • HIS 314 Precolonial Africa
  • HIS 315 Colonial and Postcolonial Africa
  • HIS 316 South African History, 1497 to the Present
  • HIS 376 The American Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIS 431/ENG 433 Comparative Environmental History
  • REL 258 Religion in American Society
  • REL 328/GSS 328 Women and Gender in Islamic Societies
  • REL 360/GSS 360 Women and American Religion
  • SOC 201 American Society and Politics
  • SOC 210 Urban Sociology: The City and Social Change in the Americas
  • SOC 216 The Ghetto
  • SOC 227 Race and Ethnicity
  • SOC 345 Money, Work and Social Life
  • SOC 354 Contemporary Issues in African Societies
  • SOC 359 Higher Education and Society
  • SOC 361 Culture, Power, and Inequality


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Book Conversation on May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem
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The Difficult Miracle: The Living Legacy of June Jordan
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Reimagining Science and Technology
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Upcoming Events

Race & Housing 50 Years Later: The Legacy of the Fair Housing Act
Apr 28, 2018
Film Screening and Discussion ‘Cruel and Unusual - the Story of the Angola 3’ (2017)
May 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Corey Robin & Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on 'The Reactionary Mind'
May 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Princeton Research Day
May 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
AAS Reunions Mixer
Jun 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

African American Studies for the 21st Century

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  1. 'The Making of the Modern Black Diaspora' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Joshua Guild 35:17
  2. 'The Pulse of Black Life in the Long 19th Century' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Autumn Womack 30:42
  3. 'Rethinking Empire and Democracy' Reena N. Goldthree, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. 44:49
  4. 'The Formation of Religio-Racial Identity' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Judith Weisenfeld 47:32
  5. 'What Was African American Marriage?' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Tera Hunter 44:59
  6. 'Before Cornel West, After Cornel West' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Cornel West 52:46
  7. 'An Insistence on Not Being Discouraged' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Chika Okeke-Agulu 55:19
  8. 'A Through Line for African American Studies' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Imani Perry 44:07
  9. 'Activism and Risk in the Face of Trump' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Asanni York, Destiny Crockett 43:02
  10. 'Langston Hughes, Religious Thinker' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Wallace Best 45:50
  11. 'Convergences and Dissonance' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Keeanga-Yamahatta Taylor, Naomi Murakawa, & Imani Perry 60:08