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Viewing: WGSS 3362W : African American Women's History

Last approved: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:03:29 GMT

Last edit: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:08:17 GMT

Programs referencing this course
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)
WGSS
3362W
African American Women's History
African American Women's Hist.
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
Yes
HIST 3362W - African American Women’s History
AMST 3362W - African American Women's History

Corequisites

50
Chapman
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Yes
 
AMST 3362 - African American Women's History
AMST 3362W - African American Women's History
HIST 3362 - African American Women’s History
HIST 3362W - African American Women’s History
WGSS 3362 - African American Women's History
No
Fee Type


No


The history of African American women’s labor, cultural expression, institution-building, activism, and strategies to combat oppression from the antebellum period through the late 20th century; the intersection of race, gender, and class as it has shaped U.S. society, racism, the black freedom movement, and African American women’s experiences. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement.
Students who complete this course successfully will: 1. gain a working understanding of the themes listed above and the complexity of the gendered and sexual aspects of African American history 2. learn to view U.S. history and questions of race from African American women’s perspectives 3. practice and improve their analytical thinking, reading, and writing skills

Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
SPHHS-Humanities Courses

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