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Summer 2020

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

Day(s)

Time in Pacific Time

Location

Open: 17 of 160 Left

0 of 30 Taken

5.0

Pierre, J.

Final Exam Information

Date

Day

Time

Location(s)

None listed

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Enrollment Information

Grade Type

Individual Studies

Level

Letter Grade or Passed/ Not Passed

Class:
Instructor Consent

No

N/A

Lower Division

Course Description

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.

Class Description

None

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

GE Lab/Demo

This class does not carry the laboratory/demonstration credit for GE.

Writing II

This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.

Diversity

This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.

Class Notes

None

Department

African American Studies

Library Reserve

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Materials Use Fee

0.00