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: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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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: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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Sociology of Race, Class & Gender

CAS AA 335

Prereq: at least one prior 100- or 200-level sociology course, CAS WS 101/102, or consent of the instructor. Examines race, class, gender, and sexuality as intersecting axes of stratification, identity, and experience. Draws heavily from feminist theories in both sociology and history in order to analyze how these intersections can be applied to understanding social problems and structures. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 1-August 7)

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Literature of the Harlem Renaissance

CAS AA 507

Studies the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1935) focusing on literature with overviews of the stage, the music, and the visual arts. Authors include Du Bois, Locke, Garvey, Schuyler, Hurston, McKay, Larsen, Fisher, Hughes, Cullen. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 2 (July 2-August 8)

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