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African American Studies Program

SPRING 2021

Course Schedule

Carolina Core

Carolina Core

Introduction to the key debates, figures and concepts that are fundamental to the interdisciplinary study of the historical, political and social development of Black life in America.

001     41148           N/A        Online                            ASYNC          Cummings

002     51608           MW        5:30 — 6:45 p.m.       DWEBS          Watson 

003     54362           TR            6 – 7:15 p.m.               TRAD              Singleton

J10      46845           N/A         Online                           ASYNC            Mitchell   

Introduction to the key debates, figures and concepts that are fundamental to the interdisciplinary study of the artistic, literary and cultural development of Black life in America.

001     41150          MW      10:05 – 11:20 a.m.      DWEBM         Davis / Wideman-Davis

J10      59762          N/A       Online                             ASYNC            Bowman

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Social Sciences 

An interdisciplinary survey of the contributions of African American women to feminist theory.

001     41538      TR      10:05 – 11:20 a.m.             DWEBM      Collins

The social, cultural, economic and political textbooks; power relationships, teacher- student relationships and privacy.

001     56686       TR     10:05 – 11:20 a.m.             DWEBM      Maskiell

The social, cultural, economic and political textbooks; power relationships, teacher- student relationships and privacy.

001     56688       TR     11:40 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.   DWEBM     Eatmon

 

This class draws on science fiction to understand the contemporary history of American racial and ethnic politics, and speculates about the significance of race in America’s political future.

001    53270       MW  2:20 – 3:35 p.m.                  DWEBM      Shaw

This course examines the complex race-crime relationship and the controversies surrounding it from a criminological, theoretical perspective.

001    49056       MW  3:55 - 5:10 p.m.                   DWEBM     Isom-Scott

This course examines African American experiences in the United States through biography and autobiography.

002     49400      MW  2:20 - 3:35 p.m.                   TRAD          Littlefield

This class offers critical review of theories of community organizing, grassroots activism and social movements, and examination of contemporary forms of Black activism.

001    57373      MW  2:20 – 3:35 p.m.                   DWEBM     Shaw

Cultural representations, constructions, productions, and consumption of African American identity in the popular culture medium of featured films.

001   56684       MW  2:20 - 3:35 p.m.                    DWEBM     Simmons

 

 

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Humanities  

The class will cover a variety of religious traditions of African Americans, with emphasis on the contexts in which they developed.

001    56685     TR     11:40 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.    WEB       Mitchem

The spectacle of sport has provided venues for radical innovations in Black cultural politics, in which the styles, gestures and adornments of Black athletes have as much anti-racist charge and efficacy as direct protest or activism. This course will examine the political dimensions of sport in the gestures, utterances, activisms, styles and perceptions of prominent Black athletes.

001    45565     TR      2:50 - 4:05 p.m.                  DWEBM   Lee

This class examines the life and religious thought of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, arguably America’s two most influential Black leaders. Emphasis is placed on the formative factors that shaped their perspectives, particularly their understanding of the role religion plays in effectuating human liberation.

002   47878     TR      2:50 - 4:05 p.m.                   TRAD      Singleton

This class is an introduction to art and activism. It allows students to conceive and develop socially-engaged, site-specific context-based projects, while learning how to hone their personal processes of making artwork and assessing work. Theoretical, historical and contemporary research about art and activism will also be discussed.

003   50864      W      11:15 a.m. –1:30 p.m.      DWEBM   Falk

This class discusses representative works of African American writers from 1903 to the present.

001   41163     N/A    Online                                     ASYNC     Trafton

 

 AFAM 365

ART:

Robert Anderson, Henri Monteith (Treadwell), and James Solomon (1963, First Black students entering the University of South Carolina after Reconstruction)

“Holy Ghost” by Annie Lee

Banksy (2020 BLM)

 


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