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ANTH 341 - Mobilizing Blackness: The Agentive Uses of Race


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 Credits
Attribute: 4SS

This course will explore the formation of Black racial identities in different sites of the African Diaspora. Students will examine the ways in which racial identities are communicated and mobilized in legal and political sectors, and through expressive mediums. The ethnographic sites explored will be diverse but primarily based in the US, Caribbean, and Latin America, with attention given to the traditional circuts that form between these places. As we interpret the dynamics of race, culture, and identity politics, students will engage with different forms of information including scholarly texts, music, film, visual art, and literature.
Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: Sabia McCoy-Torres



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