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AFST 1714: Intro to African American Studies


This course offers an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of African American Studies, with an emphasis on the interplay of African American Studies scholarship and activism. Students will consider key dimensions of African American experiences, including institutional contexts for African American cultural expression and responses to oppression. Students will also engage with the history of the field, explore subfields, and consider research methods.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

This course fulfills Pathways requirements in Reasoning in the Social Sciences, Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States, and Intercultural and Global Awareness.

For more information, email Dr. Ellington Graves.