• African-American Studies

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    African-American Studies
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Samuel Imbo

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    AFST 3100 - Introduction to African-American Studies

    Also listed as ENG 3100 or PHIL 3100.

    Goals: To develop an understanding of several key issues in African-American Studies emphasizing close textural reading and analysis. Additionally, students participate in academic service learning to synthesize textual and experimental learning.

    Content: The course materials will focus on critical readings about construction of race as a concept; intersections of race, class and gender; Afrocentrism; pan-africanism; diasporic connections; nationalism; religious dimension; literary theory and popular culture.

    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.

    Credits: 4 credits

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