WGS.190 - Black Matters: Introduction to Black Studies

Prereq: None
12 Units. HASS-A, HASS-H; CI-H
Same subject as 24.912, 21H.106, 21L.008, 21W.741

Interdisciplinary survey of people of African descent that draws on the overlapping approaches of history, literature, anthropology, legal studies, media studies, performance, linguistics, and creative writing. Connects the experiences of African-Americans and of other American minorities, focusing on social, political, and cultural histories, and on linguistic patterns. Includes lectures, discussions, workshops, and required field trips that involve minimal cost to students.

M. Degraff