African American Studies

College of Arts & Sciences

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

CAS AA 207

Social definition of race and ethnicity. The adjustment of different ethnic groups and their impact upon U.S. social life. How prejudice and discrimination create class identities and how caste relations have affected patterns of integration during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Carries social science divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2400

Summer 1 (May 21-June 25)


Toni Morrison's American Times

CAS AA 305

Examines four of the Nobel Laureate's novels, using primary and secondary materials to construct historical contexts and critical perspectives. 4 cr. Tuition: $2400

Summer 1 (May 20-June 26)


Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

CAS AA 507

A study of the major writers of the Harlem Renaissance. Explores how they proclaimed a renewal of racial consciousness and cultural pride, and how they challenged racial and cultural barriers in American society. 4 cr. Tuition: $2400

Summer 2 (July 1-August 7)