Please note: Courses marked with "[PR]" in the "Cat. No./Title" column have prerequisites or permission requirements that must be met before enrolling; for details, see course description by clicking on the course title.
|AFRSTY201 The Roots of the African-American Family||Y Nuruddin||Jan 5 - Jan 23||W-1-054|
Wheatley Hall - 1st Floor - Room 054
|MTWThF||12:00 - 2:30p||3||1130||$1053|
Description for AFRSTY201:
An exploration of the social, economic, and religious issues affecting the African-American family.
|AFRSTY225 The Origins of Caribbean Civilizations||J Rene||Jan 5 - Jan 23||W-1-044|
Wheatley Hall - 1st Floor - Room 044
|MTWThF||6:00 - 8:30p||3||1131||$1053|
Description for AFRSTY225:
This course explores Caribbean society from the Columbian era to the period of emancipation. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it focuses on the foundations of Caribbean civilizations in the English-, French-, and Spanish-speaking areas of the region. Special emphasis is given to the rise of African communities in the New World. (Course offered in the spring only.)
Distribution: World Cultures
|AFRSTY270 The Black Image on Stage and Screen||C Odle||Jan 5 - Jan 23||W-1-056|
Wheatley Hall - 1st Floor - Room 056
|MTWThF||8:30 - 11:00a||3||1132||$1053|
Description for AFRSTY270:
This course explores the history and development of how Africans and African Americans are depicted on stage, on the movie screen, and in television. Starting in the days of Shakespeare (Othello, Aaron in Titus Andronicus) the course will take a path that includes the days of minstrel shows, Race movies, Magic Negroes, Blacksploitation, The Black Arts Movement, the post-racial age, and on into the images of tomorrow. By the end of the course, students will not only have the knowledge of how racial identities develop through media such as television and motion pictures, but will also be able to view future depictions of blacks and other persons of color on stage with a critical eye to certain stereotypes.
Diversity: United States