African Amer Studies (AFAM)

AFAM 515  - Race, Gender, and Graphic Novels  (3 Credits)  

Representations of race and gender in comics with a special emphasis on the experiences of African Americans.

Cross-listed course: WGST 515

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences

AFAM 517  - An Anthropological View of Blacks in Film  (3 Credits)  

Cultural representations, constructions, production, and consumption of African-American identity in the popular culture medium of feature films.

Cross-listed course: ANTH 517

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy, GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences

AFAM 565  - African American Theatre  (3 Credits)  

The major movements, figures, plays, and critical strategies that have marked the development of African American theatre in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

Prerequisites: ENGL 101, ENGL 102, and one course between ENGL 270 - ENGL 292.

Cross-listed course: ENGL 565, THEA 565

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Diversity and Social Advocacy, GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences

AFAM 580  - Culture and Identity in the African Diaspora  (3 Credits)  

Students will explore the African Diaspora as a social, cultural, and historical formation with Africa at its center, focusing on US, Latin American, and Caribbean African-descended communities.

Cross-listed course: ANTH 580

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences