Aug 07, 2020  
Course Catalog 2005-2006 
Course Catalog 2005-2006 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 215 - African American Women’s History

3 SS, CD, WR
First Semester. 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.

Prerequisites & Notes
Identical to GAWS 280
Consent of instructor required
Enrollment Limit: 20
Ms. Brooks

Credits: 3 hours

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