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Spring 2012-2013
* AAS 201 (SA)  

Introduction to the Study of African American Cultural Practices

Imani Perry

This course examines the past and present, the doings and the sufferings of Americans of African descent from a multidisciplinary perspective. It highlights the ways in which serious intellectual scrutiny of the agency of black people in the United States help redefine what it means to be American, new world, modern and post modern

Sample reading list:
DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk
Meier, Negro Thought in America, 1880-1915
Raboteau, Slave Religion
Ellison, Shadow and Act
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
150 pages of reading per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 30%
Term Paper(s) - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

Website:  http://www.princeton.edu/africanamericanstudies/undergraduate/courses/

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41223 L01 11:00 am - 11:50 am T Th   McCosh Hall   60   Enrolled:41 Limit:65
P01 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Th   Stanhope Hall   201   Enrolled:11 Limit:11
P02 10:00 am - 10:50 am T   Stanhope Hall   201   Enrolled:9 Limit:11
P03 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   Stanhope Hall   201   Enrolled:6 Limit:11
P04 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm T   Stanhope Hall   201   Enrolled:11 Limit:11