African American Women's History

HIST Q278
3.00 crs.

Knowledge & Values: History II

This course will explore the cultural, social and political history of African American women from slavery to the present. Interdisciplinary in approach, we will utilize books, primary sources, art, and film to explore how African American women navigated the intersection of race, class, gender, and sexuality in defining themselves. Major themes will include labor, social movements, community and institution building, violence, and resistance.

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