AAAS 357 - Reading in African American Women History

Explores select topics in the history of African American women from the era of antebellum slavery to the present, using such primary sources as slave narratives, autobiographies, documents and historical monographs. Topics include gender relations in the slave community, the gendered nature of slave resistance and rebellion, the politics of economic emancipation, women's activism in the struggle against racial violence and segregation and the role of women in the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. Also listed as HIST 357 & WGSS 357.
Alternate Year Course, Cross Listed Course, Diversity-Domestic, Social Science Division, Upper Level Requirement
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