History and Philosophy of Slavery An examination of American slavery and its aftermath from the slave ship to the Age of Neo-slavery. Race, Class, Gender, and the Media Race, class, and gender occupy important places in the contemporary study of the media.
Constitution suggests Congress is the strongest of the three branches of the national government. This course examines the growth and accumulation of presidential power and the implications of a strong executive for domestic politics and America's foreign relations.
It also includes numerous field site visits, with much of the instruction taking place on location in Chicago's sacred spaces. We consider certain historical conjectures and power dynamics that have contributed to the way ethnography is perhaps at times rather paradoxically at once defined as a product and perceived as a process.
Literature of the Vietnam War This course examines the Vietnam War as refracted through various literary genres.
The course includes art music, folk music, religious music, and jazz. We explore the patterns of migration and immigration that have shaped the populations who live in cities, the growth of urban economies, the forms of work, school, and urban activities that structure everyday life, and the struggle over power and resources that make up urban politics.
The course will take both an historical and contemporary approach, as we analyze how the city developed economically, politically, and culturally since the late 19th century, as well as how the city is adjusting today in an age of globalization.
To attempt to answer these complicated questions, students will learn legal criminal procedure, study 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th amendment case law, and have an opportunity to listen to and speak with a variety of professionals in the criminal justice field.
This course explores the connections between race, class, and gender through the exploration of the intersections between these important components of social structure and ideology. There is no such thing as music production separate from identity.
Our course shall explore ritual as it occurs in many of the ethnic, racial, subcultural and countercultural communities in Chicago. However, the early years of American history that made people of African descent American are much more complex. Black Diaspora Freedom Struggles This course introduces students to the history of black liberation struggles across the African diaspora.
Students will be challenged to increase personal awareness of their own cultural experience, expand knowledge of the historic and social realities of other cultural groups, and take action as agents of positive social change in their communities. Public History Public history is the practice of history outside the academy.
How did this regional form of black expression become the international language of cool and controversy it is today?
Major themes include African traditions in American religions, slavery and religion, redemptive suffering, sacred music, social protest, Black Nationalism, African American women and religion, religion in hip hop and secularity in black religious literature.
Women Writing Women This course will survey selected women writers, in diverse genres past and present, with a focus on American women in the 20th and 21st centuries.
American Cities This course is an introduction to the political, economic, and social forces that have shaped American cities from the colonial era to the present, with a focus on the city of Chicago.
The history of African Americans in the United States is often defined by the chattel slavery experience. Philosophy of American Law Students examine the ways Americans have conceptualized and theorized about the law from the time of the Founding to the present day.
We will examine the role of religion in the founding of the American republic, and in contemporary political movements such as Black Lives Matter, the Federation for Immigration Reform, 21st century civil rights organizations with concerns ranging from prison reform to the environment, and the U.
So we now use the country itself, as its own map, and I assure you it does nearly as well.
American Music in Black, White, and Gray. What role does identity politics play in influencing voter decisions? Despite widespread fears about disorder and crime today, Americans in the past were far more violent.
In this course, students will engage in meaningful discussion of controversial, challenging, and divisive issues in society related to race, ethnicity, and religion. As the descendent of African American musical genres like blues, jazz, soul, and funkhip hop music and culture embodies the black experience and was born out of the black struggle of the s and s.
What does participant-observation mean to anthropologists? American Geographies Spring Topic: Ultimately, our goal will be to appreciate Lee's cinematic technique, examine his critique of white supremacy, and consider the cultural and historical events that have shaped his artistic vision.
It also considers relations between the institution of the presidency and the courts, the media, and the people. Topics to be covered include:AFAM Intro to African American Studies This course provides an overview of African American history and culture.
Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times. Goldsmiths, University of London is in South East London.
We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as teacher training (PGCE), Study Abroad and short courses.
This compilation is dedicated to the memory of our nameless forebears, who were the inventors of the pens and inks, paper and incunabula, glyphs and alphabets. Goldsmiths, University of London is in South East London. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as teacher training (PGCE), Study.
This compilation is dedicated to the memory of our nameless forebears, who were the inventors of the pens and inks, paper and incunabula, glyphs and alphabets. AFAM Intro to African American Studies This course provides an overview of African American history and culture.
Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times.Download