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HIST 2487 Race and Identity in African American History (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course examines and engages readings that reflect a variety of approaches to questions of racial identity and “American-ness” over time. Textual materials have been selected to illustrate both historical and literary treatments of "race" and "identity" within the context of the United States. How do individuals become conscious of themselves as "racial" beings and as national citizens? How do racial identities comport with other identities? How does racial identity influence or color one's sense of self and relations with others within and outside of one's race? How, ultimately, does race impact the study and writing of history over time?

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Karen Miller

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: AADS2487


Last Updated: 29-Sep-17