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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Course Catalog 2018-2019
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AAST 285 - African American Women’s History


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD

A general survey of the history of Black women from colonial times to the present. This course will examine the uniqueness of the Black female experience through the lens of the intersection of race, class and sex in American society. This course studies the lives of Black women from slavery through reconstruction, northern migration, the Harlem Renaissance, the civil rights movement, and on to the development of a contemporary Black feminism. The course includes literature and political commentary from Black women writers and activists.

Enrollment Limit: 18
Instructor: P. Brooks

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies


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