Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

LNG LNG 240 The African Diaspora: Interdisciplinary Perspectives(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4 hours. A conceptual and thematic exploration of African-Diasporic identities and communities in the Caribbean, Brazil and Western Europe. It proposes an excavation of the African heritage in the Americas, and a study of the aesthetic, cultural and political legacy forged by people who embrace shared historical trajectories. It will adopt an interdisciplinary approach to analyze literary traditions and socio-cultural issues in the selected areas. Emphasis will be placed on political, economic and social-cultural issues.

Credits

4

Cross Listed Courses

AAD 240/INT 240

Prerequisite

ENG 151 and any FUSR course

Distribution

Social Science, Contemporary World, Pluralism & Diversity

Notes

For African and African Diaspora Studies majors and minors, this is designated as The Caribbean course.