In this course, we will engage anthropological and historical perspectives to examine the individual and collective experiences of African American women. Our aim is to gain awareness of the political, social, and cultural threads that, when woven together, form the central themes that gave rise to organic black and radical feminist practices and ideologies. Particular attention will be devoted to developing knowledge and understanding of African American women's experiences of enslavement, efforts at self-definition and self-sufficiency, social and political activism and the need to forge a political collective based on feminist thoughts.
COURSE FORMAT: Seminar
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AFAM Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: NONE Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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