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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 228 - Katrina and the Black Freedom Struggle in Louisiana

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3SS, CD

This course situates August 29, 2005 and the meaning of the Katrina disaster in the history of Black Struggle in Louisiana and the surrounding region. Using texts such as Adam Fairclough’s Race and Democracy, Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke, and Hartman and Squires’s There Is No Such Thing As A Natural Disaster, students examine the historical interplay of race, gender, poverty, and the politics of resistance in a unique area of the U. S. South. Enrollment Limit: 25.
Instructor: P. Brooks

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