Courses

Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
AAAS89S First-Year Seminar
AAAS102 Introduction to African and African American Studies LIT102 CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS103 Introduction to African Studies (DS3 or DS4) CULANTH105, HISTORY129, POLSCI108, ICS110 ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS104 Introduction to Latino/a Studies in the Global South LSGS101, ICS106, LIT143, SPANISH160 ALP, CCI, SS
AAAS104S Introduction to Latino/a Studies in the Global South LSGS101S, LIT143S, SPANISH160S, ICS106S ALP, CCI, SS
AAAS109S African Mbira Music: An Experiential Learning Class MUSIC133S, CULANTH133S ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS133S Gateway Seminar: Civil Rights and Asian Americans HISTORY183S, AMES187S, ICS183S CCI, CZ, EI, R, SS
AAAS134 Old Worlds/New Histories, 500-1500 CE HISTORY105, MEDREN105, Marxism and Society CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS140 Introduction to Jazz MUSIC140 ALP, CCI
AAAS140D Introduction to Jazz MUSIC140D ALP, CCI
AAAS190 Special Topics
AAAS190A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in African and African-American Studies
AAAS190FS Focus Program Seminars: Special Topics
AAAS190S Special Topics
AAAS206 Africans in America to the Civil War HISTORY346, ICS349, DOCST CCI, CZ, EI
AAAS207 African Americans Since the Civil War HISTORY347, DOCST CCI, CZ, EI
AAAS209 Afro-Brazilian Culture and History HISTORY327, PORTUGUESE260, LATAMER CCI, CZ, R
AAAS210 Modern Africa ICS268 CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS212 Europe’s Colonial Encounter, 1492-1992 HISTORY312, ICS312, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI
AAAS213 Global Brazil HISTORY328, LATAMER328 CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS214 South African History, 1870 to the Present HISTORY208, POLSCI221 CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS215S Slave Society in Colonial Anglo-America: The West Indies, South Carolina, and Virginia HISTORY320S, ICS CCI, CZ, R
AAAS217S The Atlantic Slave Trade HISTORY316S, ICS209S, LATAMER CCI, CZ, R
AAAS218 The Caribbean, 1492-1700 HISTORY318, MEDREN255, ICS183S, LATAMER CCI, CZ
AAAS219 The Caribbean in the Eighteenth Century HISTORY319, ICS263, LATAMER CCI, CZ
AAAS220SL West African Rootholds in Dance DANCE335SL, RELIGION240SL ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS221SL Capoeira: Practice and Culture DANCE235SL, CULANTH221SL, ROMST235SL ALP, CCI, SS, W
AAAS222 Dance and Religion in Asia and Africa DANCE367, RELIGION244, ICS214 ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS223 African American Literature ENGLISH266 ALP, CCI, R
AAAS224 African American Literature ENGLISH276 ALP
AAAS225S Documenting Black Experiences DOCST350S, AMI214S, CULANTH262S, PUBPOL387S, ICS368S ALP, CCI
AAAS226 Crime and the City from Dickens to The Wire HISTORY313 ALP, CCI, EI, SS
AAAS226D Crime and the City from Dickens to The Wire HISTORY313D, ICS313D ALP, CCI, EI, SS
AAAS227 African American Art ARTHIST283 ALP, CCI, CZ, R
AAAS228S Fictions That Mark the Moment LIT382S, ENGLISH379S ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R
AAAS229 Contemporary Performance DANCE208, THEATRST208, ARTHIST229 ALP, R
AAAS230 The South in Black and White DOCST326, HISTORY358 ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS231S Freedom Stories: Documenting Southern Lives and Writing DOCST320S, HISTORY356S ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS236S Civil/Human Rights Activism: In the Spirit of Pauli Murray DOCST347S, CULANTH246S ALP, CCI, CZ, R
AAAS240 The Modern Caribbean after Emancipation HISTORY321, ROMST321, CULANTH322, ICS319 CCI, CZ
AAAS241 Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Politics and Public Policy POLSCI303, PUBPOL235, WOMENST303 SS
AAAS241S Documenting Black: Tales Along the Color Line, 1865-2004 DOCST324S ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS242S Race, Gender, and Sexuality WOMENST364S, SXL264S CCI, SS
AAAS243 The Civil Rights Movement HISTORY348, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS244 Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality: A Cross National Perspective PUBPOL294, ECON248 CCI, EI, SS
AAAS245S Activism, Women, and Danger: Documenting Race, Gender and Activism in the American South DOCST362S, WOMENST306S, HISTORY354S CCI, EI, R, SS
AAAS246 Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies SOCIOL316, LSGS316, Marxism and Society CCI, EI, R, SS
AAAS247S Social Movements and Social Media. LIT320S, AMI246S, ICS320S, LATAMER320S, ISS323S, VMS323S ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, STS
AAAS249 Martin Luther King and the Prophetic Tradition AMES317, RELIGION234, PUBPOL253 CCI, CZ, EI, R, SS
AAAS251 The Anthropology of Race CULANTH208, ICS239 CCI, EI, SS
AAAS257 Introduction to Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics POLSCI205 CCI, SS
AAAS257D Introduction to Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics POLSCI205D CCI, SS
AAAS260 United States Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities: Social Determinants and Public Policy Implications PUBPOL328 CCI, R, SS
AAAS261D Race, Genomics, and Society SCISOC258D, GLHLTH258D, CULANTH261D, Arts & Sciences IDEAS Themes and University Course 261D, VMS274D EI, NS, SS, STS
AAAS263 Black Europe: Race, Ethnicity and Diaspora in Contemporary Europe CULANTH263 CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS269 Black Gods and Kings: Priests and Practices of the Afro-Atlantic Religions CULANTH269 CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS270 Religion in Black America RELIGION236 CCI, CZ
AAAS270S Religion in Black America RELIGION236S CCI, CZ
AAAS271 Humanitarianism in Africa HISTORY207, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, EI
AAAS274S Islam in the Americas RELIGION384S, HISTORY351, AMES230S, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, SS, W
AAAS276 Religion and Race RELIGION276, ICS294 CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS280 Race, Ethnicity and Citizenship POLSCI204, SOCIOL204 CCI, SS
AAAS290 Special Topics
AAAS290-1 Special Topics in Performance
AAAS290-3 Special Topic in an Individual African American Author ENGLISH390-3
AAAS290-4 Special Topics in African American Literary Genres ENGLISH390-4
AAAS290A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in African and African American Studies
AAAS290S Special Topics
AAAS307 Development and Africa CULANTH307, PUBPOL207, ICS308, Marxism and Society CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS310 African American Women and History HISOTRY349, WOMENST237 CCI, CZ
AAAS310S Conflict Analysis in Africa (case studies) CULANTH310S, PUBPOL218S CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS312 War and Public Health in Africa PUBPOL333, CULANTH312 CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS315 Africa, Youth and Democracy CULANTH315 CCI, R, SS
AAAS316S Apartheid South Africa and the Struggles for Democracy HISTORY386S, PUBPOL327S, POLSCI337S CCI, CZ, EI, R, SS
AAAS320 Black Dance DANCE336 ALP, CCI, R, W
AAAS321 Visualizing the Caribbean CULANTH368, ICS318, LATAMER321 ALP, CCI, R, SS
AAAS324S Social Facts and Narrative Representations LIT330S ALP
AAAS329 The Black Atlantic ARTHIST383, ICS226 ALP, CCI, CZ
AAAS330 Film and the African Diaspora VMS228, WOMENST250, AMI342S ALP, CCI, SS
AAAS331 Black Popular Culture VMS230 CCI, CZ
AAAS332 Black Theater Workshop THEATRST243 ALP, CCI
AAAS333S The Wire CULANTH333S CCI, EI, SS
AAAS334 Sampling Soul ALP, CCI, EI, SS
AAAS335 The History of Hip-Hop CULANTH335, MUSIC335, VMS337 ALP, CCI
AAAS336 Michael Jackson and Performance of Blackness MUSIC336, VMS353 ALP, CCI
AAAS337 Hollywood and Africa: Case Studies in Filmic Representation CULANTH336, ICS337 ALP, CCI
AAAS338 Popular Representations of Black Masculinity VMS340, ENGLISH380 ALP, CCI
AAAS340 Culture and Politics in Africa CULANTH242, VMS229, ICS308, Marxism and Society CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS341S Race in Durham CULANTH332S CCI, R, SS
AAAS343 Displacements: Migration and Human Trafficking LATAMER343, CULANTH342, SOCIOL343 ALP, CCI, EI, R, SS
AAAS344 Troubling Pasts: Slavery, Genocide, and Terror CULANTH344, ICS343 ALP, CCI, EI, SS
AAAS345 African Americans, Mass Incarceration and Citizenship LIT343 ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R
AAAS346S Racial Justice in the 20th Century U.S. and South Africa ICS351S, HISTORY396S, POLSCI336S, PUBPOL326S CCI, CZ, R, SS, W
AAAS350S Law and Literature: Race Matters ENGLISH350S CZ, SS
AAAS352 Pigging Out: The Cultural Politics of Food SOCIOL374, ICS206 CCI, EI, SS
AAAS372S The Frontiers and Minorities of the Tsarist and Soviet Empires HISTORY280S CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS385S Race, Gender and Culture of the African Diaspora CULANTH385S CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS390 Special Topics
AAAS390S Special Topics
AAAS391 Independent Study
AAAS393 Research Independent Study R
AAAS406S Capstone Seminar: 20th-Century South Africa Through Biography and Autobiography HISTORY450S CCI, CZ, R, W
AAAS407S Capstone Seminar: Globalization and Development: China and India HISTORY454S, ICS412S, WOMENST412S, AMES437S CCI, CZ, R, SS, STS
AAAS408S Capstone Seminar: Post-Civil Rights America: The Search for Social Justice, 1968-Present HISTORY482S CZ, EI, R, W
AAAS409 Surviving Globalization: The Global South and the Development Imagination CULANTH409, ICS409, SOCIOL409, LATAMER409 CCI, EI, SS
AAAS409S Capstone Seminar: The Age of Jim Crow: Racial Segregation from Plessy (1896) to Brown (1954) HISTORY481S CZ, EI, R, W
AAAS410S Francophone Literature FRENCH417S, AMES202S, HISTORY387S, LATAMER ALP, CCI, FL
AAAS420S The Role of Race and Culture on Development (C, D, S) PSY435S CCI, EI, SS
AAAS421 Imagining Justice: The U.S. and the Carceral Imagination LIT431, WOMENST431 ALP, CCI, CZ, EI
AAAS425S Cidanania, Cultura, e Participacao/Citizenship, Culture, and Participation PORTUGUESE410S ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R
AAAS465S Global Cities CULANTH465S, ICS465S, ICS CCI, EI, SS
AAAS475S Variation in the African Diaspora SCISOC475S, CULANTH475S CCI, NS, SS, STS
AAAS490 Special Topics
AAAS490S Special Topics
AAAS491 Independent Study
AAAS493 Research Independent Study R
AAAS495 Distinction Program Sequence R
AAAS496 Distinction Program Sequence
AAAS499S Senior Seminar
AAAS510S Africa in a Global Age CULANTH561S, HISTORY561S, POLSCI527S, ICS510S CCI, EI, SS
AAAS515S Race, Class, and Gender: A Social History of Modern (1750-present) Britain HISTORY505S, WOMENST509S CCI, CZ, EI, SS
AAAS520S Harlem Renaissance ARTHIST554S ALP, CCI, CZ, R
AAAS530S Third Cinema LIT613S, ICS613S, LATAMER613S, AMI644S ALP, CCI, EI, SS, STS
AAAS531S Black Camera: Still and Moving Images ARTHIST650S, AMI650S, DOCST ALP, CCI
AAAS540S Seminar in Asian and Middle Eastern Cultural Studies AMES505S, LIT530S CZ
AAAS541S Monuments and Memory: Public Policy and Remembrance of Racial Histories PUBPOL562S ALP, CCI, EI, SS
AAAS544S Race and American Politics POLSCI525S, PUBPOL526S CCI, SS
AAAS545S Race, Racism, and Democracy CULANTH535S CCI, SS, W
AAAS548S Poverty, Inequality, and Health PUBPOL644S EI, R, SS
AAAS549S Schooling and Social Stratification PUBPOL542S, EDUC542S, Child Policy Research CCI, SS
AAAS551S Race and Ethnicity PUBPOL529S, ICS529S CCI, EI, SS
AAAS569 Understanding Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach NURSING569, CULANTH569
AAAS575 Justice, Law, and Commerce in Islam RELIGION660, MEDREN659, ICS, Islamic Studies CZ, EI
AAAS580S Race Theory: Biological Classification and Moral Implications PHIL539S CZ, EI
AAAS589S Black Visual Theory VMS555S ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R
AAAS590S-5 Topics in African Art ARTHIST590S-5, ICS
AAAS594S Cultural (Con)Fusions of Asians and Africans CULANTH594S, LATAMER594S, SOCIOL594S CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS610S Africa, Cuba, Brazil: Great Powers of the Black Atlantic CULANTH610S, HISTORY610S, ROMST522S CCI, CZ, SS
AAAS620S AfroFuturism DANCE535S, THEATRST535S, VMS524S ALP
AAAS621S Black Performance Theory DANCE645S, VMS621S ALP, CCI, R
AAAS622S Black Sonic Culture—Analog to Digital ENGLISH691S, LIT691S, MUSIC691S
AAAS640S African Cities CULANTH562S CCI, SS
AAAS641S Citizen and Subject in a Neoliberal Age SOCIOL645S, CULANTH641S CCI, EI, SS
AAAS642S Global Inequality Research Seminar ECON541S, SOCIOL642S, POLSCI642S, PUBPOL645S ALP, CCI, R, SS
AAAS643S Black Women, Black Freedom ARTHIST643S ALP, CCI, CZ, EI
AAAS645S African Modernities CULANTH560S, ICS CCI, SS
AAAS660 Health in the African Diaspora CULANTH660, GLHLTH672 CCI, EI, SS, STS
AAAS690 Special Topics
AAAS690S Special Topics SCISOC590S-01
AAAS699S Gateway/Proseminar
AAAS740S Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics POLSCI703S, PUBPOL845S
AAAS741S Globalization CULANTH741S
AAAS780S Teaching Race, Teaching Gender WOMENST780S, HISTORY780S, LIT780S
AAAS890 Special Topics
AAAS891 Special Readings