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Spring 2016-2017
* AAS 201 (SA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to the Study of African American Cultural Practices

Imani Perry

As the introductory course required to concentrate or earn a certificate in African American Studies, 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.

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
41129 L01 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am M W   McCormick Hall   101   Enrolled:51 Limit:45 Closed
41130 P01 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm W   Stanhope Hall   101   Enrolled:16 Limit:16 Closed
44478 P02 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M   Stanhope Hall   101   Enrolled:12 Limit:15
44479 P03 07:30:00 pm - 08:20:00 pm Th   Stanhope Hall   201   Enrolled:14 Limit:15
44497 P04 09:00:00 am - 09:50:00 am T   Stanhope Hall   201   Enrolled:9 Limit:15
43329 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled