Special Topics-African American Studies-African American Religious History

AFRO 498
African American church painting

This seminar is an examination of African American religious history and culture from 1526-2020.  Beginning with the 16th century transatlantic slave trade, to 20th century civil rights activism and the current Black Lives Matter movement, students will historicize the formation of black religious communities, migrations and social movements throughout US history.  Offered as an undergraduate or graduate course.