Spring 2018

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... Neal, Mark
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 146 MOTOWN AND AMERICAN SOUL MUSIC Kelley, Anthony
AAAS 190 SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 190S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 190. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 190S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 190. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
AAAS 190S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 190. Instructor: Staff Davidson, Christina
AAAS 209 AFRO-BRAZIL CULTURE/HST Slavery and the post-emancipation trajectory of Afro-Brazilians in a racist society that officially... French, John
AAAS 214 SOUTH AFRICA: PAST AND FUTURE Overview of South African history from the mining revolution of the 1860s and 70s through the... Shapiro, Karin
AAAS 219 WAR, SLAVERY, AND REVOLUTION The development of Caribbean society and economy in the contexts of slavery, empire, international... Gaspar, Barry
AAAS 225S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
AAAS 227 AFRICAN AMERICAN ART Emphasis on works derived from an Afro-United States cultural perspective. Major figures include... Powell, Richard
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 240 MODERN CARIBBEAN Focus on the Caribbean region as it transitioned from a collection of slave and colonial societies... Davidson, Christina
AAAS 246 SOCIOLOGY OF RACISM IN AMERICA The social, legal and cultural construction of racial and ethnic hierarchies in a comparative... 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 270S RELIGION IN BLACK AMERICA Seminar version of Religion 236. Instructor: Peters Peters, Melvin
AAAS 319 EAST AFRICA AND THE WORLD Daly, Samuel
AAAS 320 BLACK DANCE Exploration of composition and performance structures commonly described as black dance. Working... DeFrantz, Thomas
AAAS 325S HIP-HOP PRODUCTION Introduction to Hip-Hop Production examines the history, background, functionality, and techniques... Douthit, Patrick
AAAS 332 BLACK THEATER WORKSHOP Explore race and culture in America through texts of Black playwrights. Scene study by racially... O'berski, Jaybird
AAAS 335 HISTORY OF HIP-HOP What began as a localized activity designed to provide a safe haven for Black and Latino youth in... Douthit, Patrick
AAAS 343 MIGRATION & HUMAN TRAFFICKING Examination of the meaning of migration in the global world through cross-disciplinary texts and... Crichlow, Michaeline
AAAS 380 FRANCE AND AFRICA Smith, Stephen
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Reilly, Catherine
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Chafe, William
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Aidoo, Lamonte
AAAS 406S SOUTH AFRICAN LIFE HISTORIES Explores twentieth-century South African history through the lens of biography and autobiography.... Shapiro, Karin
AAAS 407S CAP SEM: GLOBALIZATION ASIA "Globalization" a shorthand for describing the period of extraordinary change that we are living... Mazumdar, Sucheta
AAAS 420S ROLE RACE/ CULTURE ON DEVL Critical examination of racial, cultural, and social influences on development of African American... Wilbourn, Makeba
AAAS 451S CAP SEM: AF AMS AND THE WORLD Lentz-Smith, Adriane
AAAS 490S SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester McInnis, Jarvis
AAAS 499S SENIOR SEMINAR Open to seniors majoring in African and African American Studies and to others with consent of... Crichlow, Michaeline
AAAS 569 SICKLE CELL DISEASE This course provides students with an overview of sickle cell disease, including its genetics,... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 589S BLACK VISUAL THEORY Approaches to studying and theorizing of African diasporal arts and black subjectivity, with a... Powell, Richard
AAAS 642S GLOBAL INEQUALITY RESEARCH Engagement of vertically integrated research teams in projects exploring racial and ethnic... Darity, William
AAAS 643S BLACK WOMEN, BLACK FREEDOM Examination of struggles for freedom, from nineteenth century through twenty-first, particularly... Cobb, Jasmine
AAAS 660 HEALTH IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA Exposes and explores the individual and joint contributions of biological and non-biological... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 699S GATEWAY/PROSEMINAR The proseminar is the required gateway course in the AAAS Certificate Program. It is designed to... Staff, Departmental
AAAS 767 HOW BLACKNESS THINKS Winters II, Joseph
AAAS 890S SPECIAL TOPICS Topics will vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Dubois, Laurent
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Brothers, Thomas