Black Women, Black Freedom

AAAS643S

Examination of struggles for freedom, from nineteenth century through twenty-first, particularly through the lives of black women. Drawing on women’s history, literature, art, performance and critical theory, students interrogate meaning of various freedoms, including civic and sexual. Objective is to discern a working definition for “black freedom” by centering women in struggles for black liberation. One course / 3 units.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ARTHIST643S

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ, EI