AFR 3000: Black New York

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AFR 3000: Black New York
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Department
African American Studies
Course Code
AFR 3000
Semester / Year
Fall 2014
Course Description

Using history, literature, the arts, politics, and sociology, this interdisciplinary course seeks to trace
the Africana presence in New York from the 1600s to the present. This localized course will enable students to examine the varied ways in which people of African descent in the Diaspora have helped to shape the complex identity of New York City over time. Readings, films, music, information literacy sources, and local cultural and research institutions will be used to examine topics, such as slavery, resistance, migration, immigration, labor, Civil Rights, popular culture, gender politics, and gentrification.

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