Fall 2019

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... Darity, William
AAAS 103 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 104 INTRO TO LATINO/A STUDIES Introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Latino/a Studies, and how it reconfigures the study... Mignolo, Walter
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 190FS FOCUS SEMINARS (TOP) Topics vary semester to semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor: Staff Winters, Joseph
AAAS 196FS PATIENT ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY In the 1960s, patients appropriated the language and tactics of the civil rights movement to... Angrist, Misha
AAAS 209 AFRO-BRAZIL CULTURE/HST Slavery and the post-emancipation trajectory of Afro-Brazilians in a racist society that officially... French, John
AAAS 213 GLOBAL BRAZIL Analysis of Brazilian history and culture from 1500 to the present in transnational context, with... French, John
AAAS 217S THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE The development of the slave trade from the fifteenth century to its abolition in the nineteenth... Gaspar, Barry
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 227 AFRICAN AMERICAN ART Emphasis on works derived from an Afro-United States cultural perspective. Major figures include... Powell, Richard
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 230 THE SOUTH IN BLACK AND WHITE Focus on present-day and historical documentary traditions in American South, with an emphasis on... 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 242S RACE, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY Gender's relationship to race and sexuality explored through a variety of issues, including health... Douglass, Patrice
AAAS 243 CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT An interdisciplinary examination of the civil rights movement from World War II through the late... Staff, Departmental
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 The field of genetics has been at the forefront of discourse concerning the concept of race in... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY The field of genetics has been at the forefront of discourse concerning the concept of race in... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY The field of genetics has been at the forefront of discourse concerning the concept of race in... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY The field of genetics has been at the forefront of discourse concerning the concept of race in... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY The field of genetics has been at the forefront of discourse concerning the concept of race in... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 304S BLACK POLITICS Course focuses on the evolution, nature, and role of African-Americans within the American... White, Ismail
AAAS 310S CONFLICT ANALYSIS IN AFRICA Utilizes four case studies to outline components of conflict analysis in Africa. Examines regional... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 314 REPRESENTING SLAVERY Examines representations of the Atlantic slave trade in scholarship, literature, film, popular... Cobb, Jasmine
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 317S AFRICA BEFORE COLONIALISM This undergraduate seminar considers the history of Africa south of the Sahara from the beginning... Daly, Samuel Fury Childs
AAAS 319 EAST AFRICA AND THE WORLD An interconnected history of East Africa and the many places linked to the region by trade,... Daly, Samuel Fury Childs
AAAS 325S HIP-HOP PRODUCTION Introduction to Hip-Hop Production examines the history, background, functionality, and techniques... Douthit, Patrick
AAAS 329 THE BLACK ATLANTIC The African diaspora a direct result of the transatlantic slave trade and Western colonialism has... Powell, Richard
AAAS 331 BLACK POPULAR CULTURE The production and circulation of African American popular cultural forms including, but not... Neal, Mark
AAAS 342 CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION The social, economic, and cultural aspects of the Civil War's origins and outcomes as well as the... Glymph, Thavolia
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 347S WHITE PEOPLE Against the cross-cultural backdrop of other systems of hereditary privilege and of the political... Matory, J.
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African... McInnis, Jarvis
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African... Staff, Departmental
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African... Aidoo, Lamonte
AAAS 407S CAP SEM: GLOBALIZATION ASIA "Globalization": a shorthand for describing the period of extraordinary change that we are living... Mazumdar, Sucheta
AAAS 490S SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester Aidoo, Lamonte
AAAS 503S MOMENTS IN BLACK THEORY The time for black (radical) theory is now! This course introduces students to a series of thinkers... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
AAAS 545S RACE/RACISM/DEMOCRACY The paradox of racial inequality in societies that articulate principles of equality, democratic... Baker, Lee
AAAS 610S AFRICA, CUBA, BRAZIL Explores shared cultural history of three great populations separated by oceans but linked by slave... Matory, J.
AAAS 642S GLOBAL INEQUALITY RESEARCH Engagement of vertically integrated research teams in projects exploring racial and ethnic... Darity, William
AAAS 780S TEACHING RACE, TEACHING GENDER Interdisciplinary analyses of the problematics of teaching about social hierarchies, especially... Lubiano, Wahneema
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Aidoo, Lamonte
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Lentz-Smith, Adriane
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Ewald, Janet