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2016-2018 Catalog 
    
2016-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ID 304 - African-American Experience I — Myths and Realities

Units: 3
The first in a two-semester sequence of an introduction of the interdisciplinary field of African American Studies. Using materials and films from the field of archaeology, history, economics, anthropology, gender studies, and literature, students will examine the African-American experience in the Americas. Lectures, readings, films, and discussions will focus on African origins, the disrespect of African history, pre-Columbian contacts between African sailors and the people of the Western Hemisphere, and the Atlantic slave trade and systems of slavery in North America, selected Caribbean Islands, and Brazil.



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