Fall 2017

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
AAAS 102 INTRO AFR-AMER STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in African American Studies: slavery and... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 103 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Piot, Charles
AAAS 140 INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ Lecture version of Music 140D. Instructor: Brown Brown, John
AAAS 210 MODERN AFRICA Focuses on African history in twentieth century. Explores history of European colonialism, African... Daly, Samuel
AAAS 211 ANTHROPOLOGY OF MONEY We will explore the history and theory of money what it represents, how it circulates, the... Piot, Charles
AAAS 213 GLOBAL BRAZIL Analysis of Brazilian history and culture from 1500 to the present in transnational context, with... 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 232 RACE, POWER, AND IDENTITY Exploration of historic and contemporary psycho-social and socio-cultural aspects of the African... Smith, Martin
AAAS 233S WRITING AMERICAN POLITICS Reading and writing intensive seminar focused on documentary works that document and discuss US... Tyson, Timothy
AAAS 242S RACE, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY Gender's relationship to race and sexuality explored through a variety of issues, including health... Casey, Brenna
AAAS 243 CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT An interdisciplinary examination of the civil rights movement from World War II through the late... Davidson, Christina
AAAS 246 SOCIOLOGY OF RACISM IN AMERICA Examines social history of major racial groups in the US and relationships to contemporary standing... Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo
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 290 SPECIAL TOPCS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Haynie, Kerry
AAAS 290 SPECIAL TOPCS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 290 SPECIAL TOPCS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Schaub, Christoph
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPCS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPCS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPCS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPCS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 306 AFRICA AND ARABIA This course explores communities, cultures, and connections between Africa and Arabia. It provides... Lo, Mbaye
AAAS 310 AFR-AMERICAN WOMEN/HISTORY The history of African American women in the United States. The production of discourses of gender... Glymph, Thavolia
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 336 BLK PERFORM: M. JACKSON/PRINCE Examines the Black Performance context that produced Jackson's singular creative genius within the... Neal, Mark
AAAS 337 HOLLYWOOD AND AFRICA This course on Hollywood films about Africa from classics such as "African Queen" (East Africa), "... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 341S RACE IN DURHAM Individual student research, archival and interview-based, on the history and current status of... Lau, Barbara A
AAAS 342 CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION The social, economic, and cultural aspects of the Civil War's origins and outcomes as well as the... Wood, Brad
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 390 SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Glymph, Thavolia
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Douthit, Patrick
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Reilly, Catherine
AAAS 450S THE GLOBAL CARIBBEAN The course introduces students to the Caribbean as a transnational space that reflects the global... Crichlow, Michaeline
AAAS 490S SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester Aidoo, Lamonte
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... El-Amin, Salimah
AAAS 740S RACIAL/ETH MINORITIES AMER POL Graduate-level course on politics of the United States' four principal racial minority groups... Haynie, Kerry
AAAS 890S SPECIAL TOPICS Topics will vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Neal, Mark
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Aidoo, Lamonte
AAAS 900 AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGION/LIT In this course, we will examine and trouble the notion of African American religion by reading... Winters II, Joseph