AAS 6000 PROSEMINR AFRICANAMER STUDIES 3.0
Proseminar in AfricanAmerican Studies. This course examines the origins, parameters, and scope of the discipline of AfricanAmerican Studies.
AAS 6005 THEORIES AFRICANAMER STUDIES 3.0
Theories in AfricanAmerican Studies. This course examines the major theoretical formulations employed in AfricanAmerican Studies.
AAS 6007 BLACK FEMINIST THOUGHT 3.0
Black Feminist Thought. (Same as WSt 6750.) Explores the tradition of Black feminism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Students will critically read, discuss, and respond in writing to a series of texts representing Black feminist thought and its relationship to other feminisms. Students will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge of the Black feminist tradition and to demonstrate their ability to query, compare, and extend Black feminist theories.
AAS 6010 RESEARCH METHODS AFAM STUDIES 3.0
Research Methods in AfricanAmerican Studies. Examination of the major research methodologies.
AAS 6012 QUALITATIVE METHODS IN AAS 3.0
Qualitative Methods in AfricanAmerican Studies. Examines qualitative methodologies utilized in fricanAmerican Studies.
AAS 6014 QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN AAS 3.0
Quantitative Methods in AfricanAmerican Studies. Examines quantitative methodologies utilized in AfricanAmerican Studies.
AAS 6020 AFRICANAMER SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 3.0
AfricanAmerican Social Movements. An examination of the causes, process and impact of AfricanAmerican Social Movements.
AAS 6025 SEMINAR AFRICANAMER HISTORY 4.0
Seminar in AfricanAmerican History. (Same as Hist 8070.) A threetopic sequence which explores the diversity in AfricanAmerican ideologies, movements, class and gender. Topics vary according to instructor. May be repeated if topics vary.
AAS 6026 SEMINAR AFRAM WOMEN'S HISTORY 4.0
Seminar in AfricanAmerican Women's History. Explores the diversity in AfricanAmerican ideologies, movement, class and gender with respect to AfricanAmerican women.
AAS 6027 SEM SOUTH MODERN CIVIL RIGHTS 4.0
Seminar in Southern Modern Civil Rights Movement. This seminar will explore the history of the modern civil rights movement in the South from the decade of the 1940s to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
AAS 6029 AFRAM POLITICAL PARTICIPATION 3.0
AfricanAmerican Political Participation. (Same as PolS 8175.) Voting behaviors and ideological orientation of AfricanAmericans. Changes in the nature and effectiveness of AfricanAmerican participation from the protests of the Civil Rights Movement to the politics of the 1990s.
AAS 6030 DYNAMICS OF AFRICANAM FAMILY 3.0
Dynamics of the AfricanAmerican Family. An analysis of the major attributes, patterns and trends of the AfricanAmerican Family.
AAS 6032 AFRICANAMERICAN MASCULINITY 3.0
AfricanAmerican Masculinity. An analysis of the social construction of Black Masculinity.
AAS 6034 AFRICANAMERICAN WOMEN IN US 3.0
AfricanAmerican Women in U.S. Contemporary social issues of black women. Emphasis on the historical roots of current issues and the interrelationships of gender, race, and class.
AAS 6040 AFRAM COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT 3.0
AfricanAmerican Community Empowerment. An examination of strategies, public and private, used to empower the AfricanAmerican community
AAS 6042 ETHNICITY AND AGING 3.0
Ethnicity and Aging. (Same as Gero 8124 and Soci 8124.) A broad overview of aging within the framework of race and ethnicity in American society. Major issues include minority aging research methodology; theories of ethnicity and aging; and lifecourse, "lifechance," and socialization
differences among older adults attributable to race, ethnicity, and/or minority status.
AAS 6044 AFRICANAMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGY 3.0
AfricanAmerican Anthropology. (Same as Anth 6280.) Major writings in the field of AfricanAmerican Studies; theories, categories, and methods used in studying complex societies are brought to bear upon literature; and the use of ethnographies to provide a comparative perspective for understanding AfricanAmerican cultures.
AAS 6050 AFRICAN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 3.0
African Social Movements. An examination of selected social movements in Africa from the end of the 19th century to present.
AAS 6052 AFRICANA WOMEN & SOCIO/POLITIC 3.0
Africana Women and Socio Political Change. An examination of gender and power relationships in the Africana World.
AAS 6055 AFRICAN POLITICS 3.0
African Politics. (Same as PolS 8235.) Comparative theoretical analysis of the politics of SubSaharan African countries.
AAS 6056 GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA 3.0
Geography of Africa. (Same as Geog 6402.) An overview of the physical, economic, and cultural geography of Africa, including North Africa. Emphasis on relationships between Africa's resources, both human and physical, and the development process.
AAS 6060 AFRICAN ART 3.0
African Art. (Same as AH 6000.) Survey of the sculpture, architecture, textiles, body ornament, and performance arts of Africa in terms of form, meaning, and function within society. Objects reintegrated into cultural contexts and examined in light of "tradition" and social and political
AAS 6062 CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART 3.0
Contemporary African Art. (Same as AH 6030.) Arts and artists of Africa during the colonial and postcolonial eras. Social, political, economic, and cultural frameworks explore shifting notions of tradition, authenticity, and identity as they relate to art, artists, and audiences.
AAS 6063 ART OF EGYPT, NUBIA & MAGHRIB 3.0
Art of Egypt, Nubia & Maghrib. (Same as AH 6010.) Introduction to the arts of North Africa. Painting, sculpture, architecture, ceramics, textiles, and metal arts. Objects and monuments are examined within a cultural and historical framework.
AAS 6070 AFRICANAMER LITERARY THEORY 3.0
AfricanAmerican Literary Theory. Prerequisite: One undergraduate course in AfricanAmerican Literature. This course explores the history and trends in AfricanAmerican literary criticism from eighteenth century to the present.
AAS 6073 19TH C AFRICANAMER LITERATURE 3.0
19th Century AfricanAmerican Literature. (Same as Engl 8831.) Selected works by authors such as George Moses Horton, David Walker, Harriet Jacobs, Harriet Wilson, William Wells Brown, Frederick Douglass, Frances E.W. Harper, Booker T. Washington, Charles W. Chesnutt, Pauline E. Hopkins, W.E.B. DuBois, James Weldon Johnson, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
AAS 6075 20TH C AFRICANAMER LITERATURE 3.0
20th Century AfricanAmerican Literature. (Same as Engl 8880.) The study of one or more major twentieth century AfricanAmerican writers and the study of the theoretical issues surrounding AfricanAmerican literature.
AAS 6079 AFRICANAMERICAN LANGUAGE 3.0
AfricanAmerican Language. (Same as Engl 8245.) Examines the cultural and linguistic characteristics which define and connote language use among people of AfricanAmerican descent in America. Includes history and theories of origin and development. Analysis of grammar, lexicon, and discourse, and studies of issues surrounding language variation in America.
AAS 6080 THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT 3.0
The Black Arts Movement. Examines the Black Arts Movement in its many manifestations including music, literature, theater, and the graphic arts of the period.
AAS 6082 AFRICANAMERICAN ART 3.0
AfricanAmerican Art. (Same as AH 6620.) Aesthetic expression of AfricanAmerican artists from colonial times to present. Social, cultural, and creative history of Black America. Diverse contributions made by artists of African descent to the development of American culture, art movements, the relationship of art to politics, and formation of racial/cultural identity.
AAS 6090 AFRICANAMERICAN RELIGION 3.0
AfricanAmerican Religion. (Same as RelS 6250.) Survey of the development of AfricanAmerican religion from colonial times to the present, including an examination of both theological arguments and spiritual experiences.
AAS 8999 THESIS RESEARCH IN AAS 1.0 to 9.0
Thesis Research in AfricanAmerican Studies. Faculty supervision and guidance of student thesis research.