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African, African American, and Diaspora Studies

Battle Hall, CB# 3395
(919) 966-5496

First Session, 2021

AAAD 101 Introduction to African American (3)

The course tracks the contours of history, life, societies, and cultures of the Atlantic African diaspora from their origins through Emancipation in the United States, the Caribbean, and South America.

AAAD 130 Introduction to African American (3)

The course tracks the contours of history, life, societies, and cultures of the Atlantic African diaspora from their origins through Emancipation in the United States, the Caribbean, and South America. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

AAAD 231 African American History since 1865 (3)

Special emphasis on post emancipation developments. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS

AAAD 232 Black Women in America (WGST 266) (3)

MAYMESTER. An examination of the individual and collective experiences of black women in America from slavery to the present and the evolution of feminist consciousness. Same as WGST 266. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

AAAD 250 Blacks in Film (3)

This course will analyze the role of the African American in motion pictures, explore the development of stereotypical portrayals, and investigate the efforts of African American actors and actresses to overcome these portrayals. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

AAAD 288 Black Popular Cultures: Global Scopes (3)

ONLINE. Through profound analysis of key aspects of black popular cultures in their global diversity, this course tackles fundamental questions about the meanings of black identity, identification, and belonging. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.

SWAH 112 Intensive Kiswahili 1-2 (6)

The 112 course covers the material in the SWAH 401 and 402 sequence in a single semester. Students may not receive credit for both SWAH 401 and SWAH 402 or SWAH 112. REMOTE ONLY-SYNCHRONOUS.

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Second Session, 2021

AAAD 101 Introduction to African American (3)

The course tracks the contours of history, life, societies, and cultures of the Atlantic African diaspora from their origins through Emancipation in the United States, the Caribbean, and South America.

AAAD 312 Terrorism in Africa (3)

This course introduces students to the phenomenon of religious-based terrorism in Africa today, its causes, dynamics, and what the states affected, regional organizations, and the international community are doing to eradicate it. IN-PERSON ON-CAMPUS.