Fall 2016

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
AAAS 102 INTRO AFR/AFR-AMER ST A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in African American Studies: slavery and... Cobb, Jasmine
AAAS 103 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 104S INTRO TO LATINO/A STUDIES Intro to the interdisciplinary field of Latino/a Studies, and how it reconfigures the study of the... Viego, Antonio
AAAS 134 OLD WORLDS/NEW HISTORIES New approaches to history of the world from ca. 500 to 1500 CE. Examines the world before European... Kaiwar, Vasant
AAAS 140 INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ Lecture version of Music 140D. Instructor: Brown Brown, John
AAAS 190S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 190. Instructor: Staff Panaram, Sasha
AAAS 209 AFRO-BRAZIL CULTURE/HST Slavery and the post-emancipation trajectory of Afro-Brazilians in a racist society that officially... French, John
AAAS 218 CARIBBEAN 1492-1700 The Caribbean region from the arrival of Columbus (1492) to the emergence of sugar and slavery as... Gaspar, Barry
AAAS 225S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
AAAS 228S FICTIONS THAT MARK THE MOMENT Course is an engagement with novels from spectacular moments of history, an imagination of the... Lubiano, Wahneema
AAAS 242S RACE, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY Gender's relationship to race and sexuality explored through a variety of issues, including health... Lamm, Kimberly
AAAS 243 CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT An interdisciplinary examination of the civil rights movement from World War II through the late... Lentz-Smith, Adriane
AAAS 247S SOCIAL MOVEMENTS/SOCIAL MEDIA Examines uses and abuses of social media by social movements. Interested in a broader historical... Mottahedeh, Negar
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 269 BLACK GODS AND KINGS Surveys the spiritual, political and economic experience of those who worship African gods West and... Matory, J.
AAAS 271 HUMANITARIANISM IN AFRICA Focuses on the historical impact on Africa of international humanitarian movements. Includes anti-... Hall, Bruce
AAAS 274S ISLAM IN THE AMERICAS Explores how Muslim communities live and practice Islam in the American context. Examines diverse... Hassan, Mona
AAAS 290 SPECIAL TOPCS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Haynie, Kerry
AAAS 310S CONFLICT ANALYSIS IN AFRICA Utilizes four case studies to outline components of conflict analysis in Africa. Examines regional... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 316S APARTHEID S-AFRICA/DEMOCRACY Explores key themes in post World War II South African history, paying attention to the plethora of... Shapiro, Karin
AAAS 322S TONI MORRISON Toni Morrison is a contemporary Nobel-Prize winning novelist who has written on a variety of themes... Winters II, Joseph
AAAS 325S HIP-HOP PRODUCTION Introduction to Hip-Hop Production examines the history, background, functionality, and techniques... Douthit, Patrick
AAAS 337 HOLLYWOOD AND AFRICA This course on Hollywood films about Africa from classics such as "African Queen" (East Africa), "... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 338 IMAGES OF BLACK MASCULINITY The course will examine the production and circulation of representations of "Black Masculinity" in... Neal, Mark
AAAS 341S RACE IN DURHAM Individual student research, archival and interview-based, on the history and current status of... Lau, Barbara A
AAAS 345 MASS INCARCERATION/CITIZENSHIP Explores in depth the presence of African Americans within the phenomenon of U.S. mass... Lubiano, Wahneema
AAAS 346S RACIAL JUSTICE: US & S AFRICA This course uses a comparative framework to assess race in two societies founded on premises of... Shapiro, Karin
AAAS 352 PIGGING OUT: CULTURAL POL/FOOD Examine cultural influences of food, linking class, geography, ethnicity to food practices.... Crichlow, Michaeline
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Holloway, Karla
AAAS 409S CAP SEM: AGE OF JIM CROW The emergence, nature, and consequences of racial segregation (also known as Jim Crow) in the South... Hines, Alisha
AAAS 531S BLACK CAMERA This course interrogates still and moving images by and about people of African descent. Graduate... Cobb, Jasmine
AAAS 622S BLACK SONIC The course will examine the production, reproduction and distribution Black (African Diasporic) "... Neal, Mark
AAAS 640S AFRICAN CITIES If the predominant mode of development in African cities is informal and unplanned giving rise to... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
AAAS 641S CITIZEN/SUBJECT:NEOLIBERAL AGE Explores studies of citizenship, quests to belong to a place, and institutional mechanisms people... Crichlow, Michaeline
AAAS 642S GLOBAL INEQUALITY RESEARCH Engagement of vertically integrated research teams in projects exploring racial and ethnic... Darity, William
AAAS 690 SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Komlos, John
AAAS 690S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 690. Instructor: Staff Jaji, Tsitsi
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Ewald, Janet
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Lentz-Smith, Adriane