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Intellectual History of African American Studies
Faculty working in Intellectual History of African American Studies
Ronald William Bailey
Faye V Harrison
Helen Corley Petit Associate Professor of English and African American Studies
Bobby J. Smith II
Special Topics-African American Studies-Black Liberation Theologies
At their core, Black and Womanist theologies seek to dismantle theologies and social arrangements that contribute to the Black estrangement as a manifestation of cultural productions within the...
Special Topics-African American Studies-African American Religious History
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...
Humanist Perspective of Afro-American Experience
This interdisciplinary survey course explores the rich history, aesthetics, and politics of African American culture from its very genesis to the present day: in other words, from West African...