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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 228 - Katrina and Black Freedom Struggle

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, 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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