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

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AAST 357 - Empire and Resistance in the Caribbean (Haiti, Jamaica, Grenada, & Trinidad)

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

The course examines U.S. & European colonialism and imperialism in the Americas.  Students will analyze these occurrences in the Caribbean region specifically (Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico, etc.) Additionally, we investigate how Caribbean citizens at home and in their respective Diasporas, act against and ally with, colonialist projects and Empire. Our analysis will incorporate theories and praxis related to race, gender, class, violence, memory, and power, etc. 

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: Y. Alexis

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