Spring 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... Lubiano, Wahneema
AAAS 102 INTRO AFR-AMER STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in African American Studies: slavery and... Staff, Departmental
AAAS 103 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
AAAS 104 INTRO TO LATINO/A STUDIES Introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Latino/a Studies, and how it reconfigures the study... Viego, Antonio
AAAS 133S GTWY SEM: CIV RGHTS/ASIAN AMER Study of crucial legal and political moments in the struggle for equal civil rights of minorities,... Mazumdar, Sucheta
AAAS 146 MOTOWN AND AMERICAN SOUL MUSIC During the 1960 s, in Detroit, Michigan, a landmark in music was established: The Motown Sound.... Kelley, Anthony
AAAS 190 SPECIAL TOPICS Topics vary from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Haynie, Kerry
AAAS 211 ANTHROPOLOGY OF MONEY We will explore the history and theory of money what it represents, how it circulates, the... Piot, Charles
AAAS 212 EUR COLONIAL ENCOUNTER The impact of colonial expansion on European economic development, political culture, and popular... Bartlett, Charles F
AAAS 220SL W AFR ROOTHOLDS IN DANCE Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their... Vinesett, Ava
AAAS 220SL W AFR ROOTHOLDS IN DANCE Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their... Vinesett, Ava
AAAS 220SL W AFR ROOTHOLDS IN DANCE Lecture and dance laboratory exploring three West African traditional dance forms and their... Vinesett, Ava
AAAS 225S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
AAAS 226 CRIME AND THE CITY Compares representation of crime and the city in two key "texts": Charles Dickens's "Oliver Twist"... Thorne, Susan
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 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... Dubois, Laurent
AAAS 246 SOCIOLOGY OF RACISM IN AMERICA Examines social history of major racial groups in the US and relationships to contemporary standing... Brown, Tyson
AAAS 247S SOCIAL MOVEMENTS/SOCIAL MEDIA Examines uses and abuses of social media by social movements. Interested in a broader historical... Mottahedeh, Negar
AAAS 252S GIANTS OF JAZZ Brown, John
AAAS 263S BLACK EUROPE McIntosh, Laurie
AAAS 264 LATIN AM WARS OF INDEPENDENCE French, John
AAAS 276S RELIGION AND RACE Seminar version of Religion 276. Instructor: Peters Peters, Melvin
AAAS 285S NIGERIA: A MODERN HISTORY Daly, Samuel
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Kirk, Robin
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Daniels, Kisha N
AAAS 290S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 290. Instructor: Staff Douglass, Patrice
AAAS 295S BLACK MUSLIMS The intersection of African, American, European, and Islamic cultures studied through the cultural... McLarney, Ellen
AAAS 304S BLACK POLITICS White, Ismail
AAAS 307 DEVELOPMENT AND AFRICA Addresses the vexed issue of economic development in Africa - its many failures, its occasional... Piot, Charles
AAAS 331 BLACK POPULAR CULTURE The production and circulation of African American popular cultural forms including, but not... Douthit, Patrick
AAAS 332 BLACK THEATER WORKSHOP Explore race and culture in America through texts of Black playwrights. Scene study by racially... Glymph, Avery O
AAAS 335 HISTORY OF HIP-HOP What began as a localized activity designed to provide a safe haven for Black and Latino youth in... 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 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 Examination of the Franco-African relationship over time, from the four "communes" in Senegal to... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 380P FRANCE & AFRICA-FRENCH PRECEP A preceptorial, in French, requiring concurrent enrollment in African and African American Studies... Smith, Stephen
AAAS 386S WOMEN AND VISUAL MEDIA STUDIES Cobb, Jasmine
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Aidoo, Lamonte
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Glymph, Thavolia
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Sussman, Charlotte
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... McInnis, Jarvis
AAAS 390S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 390. Topics vary from semester to semester... Chafe, William
AAAS 420S ROLE RACE/CULTURE ON DEVL Critical examination of racial, cultural, and social influences on development of African American... Wilbourn, Makeba
AAAS 499S SENIOR SEMINAR Open to seniors majoring in African and African American Studies and to others with consent of... Crichlow, Michaeline
AAAS 512S THE FETISH Matory, J.
AAAS 539 BLACK CAMERA This course interrogates still and moving images by and about people of African descent. Students... Cobb, Jasmine
AAAS 544S RACE AND AMERICAN POLITICS A broad overview of the salience of race in the American political fabric and how it structures... Jardina, Ashley
AAAS 569 SICKLE CELL DISEASE This course provides students with an overview of sickle cell disease, including its genetics,... Tanabe, Paula
AAAS 580S RACE THEORY Topics to include: Biological classification theory and its applications to humans; The fit, or... Brandon, Robert
AAAS 642S GLOBAL INEQUALITY RESEARCH Engagement of vertically integrated research teams in projects exploring racial and ethnic... Darity, William
AAAS 642S GLOBAL INEQUALITY RESEARCH Engagement of vertically integrated research teams in projects exploring racial and ethnic... Beaman, Jean M
AAAS 660 HEALTH IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA Exposes and explores the individual and joint contributions of biological and non-biological... Royal, Charmaine
AAAS 690S SPECIAL TOPICS Seminar version of African and African American Studies 690. Instructor: Staff McInnis, Jarvis
AAAS 735 HISTORY OF HIP-HOP Neal, Mark
AAAS 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Aidoo, Lamonte