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Fall 2013-2014
* AAS 201 (SA)  

Introduction to the Study of African American Cultural Practices

Eddie S. Glaude

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%
Paper in lieu of Final - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20447 L01 11:00 am - 11:50 am M W   Frist Campus Center   307   Enrolled:19 Limit:
P01 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm T   Stanhope Hall   101   Enrolled:11 Limit:11
P02 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm M   McCosh Hall   B13   Enrolled:7 Limit:12