African American Studies (AF AMER)
AF AMER 1 - Introduction to Black Studies
Lecture: Lec 1
Class ID: 413001910
Class Website: https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/201A-AFAMER1-1
Final Exam Information
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Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction of methods, theories, conceptual frameworks, and key debates in black studies. Interrogation of how race structures notions of identity and meaning of blackness in relation to class, gender, and sexuality; essential role of African people in development of capitalism, liberalism, and democracy; what various disciplinary lenses and epistemologies (history, literature, sociology, geography, cultural studies, political theory, philosophy, etc.) reveal about experiences of black people in modern world. Key thinkers and ideas from across humanities and social sciences are highlighted. P/NP or letter grading.
General Education (GE)
Check with your counselor or adviser to see which GE courses fulfill your requirements. See General Education Requirements for more information.
GE Foundation Categories
Foundations of Society and Culture—Historical Analysis
Foundations of Arts and Humanities—Literary and Cultural Analysis
Foundations of Society and Culture—Social Analysis
This class does not carry the laboratory/demonstration credit for GE.
This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
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