Courses

Spring 2017

AAAS 2000.1 Intro to African & African American Studies

This course explores dimensions of African and African American thought and practice in contemporary and historical perspective.

Jas Sullivan
Online Course
 

AAAS 2000.2 Intro to African & African American Studies

This course explores dimensions of African and African American thought and practice in contemporary and historical perspective.

Kenneth Faschings-Varner

Tuesday 4:30 - 7:20pm

AAAS 2410 Black Popular Culture

Explores participation by black peoples in the creation and critique of popular culture through media such as film, music and television and terms of topics such as representation and sexuality.

Troy Allen

Monday 4:30 - 7:20 p.m.

AAAS 2511.1 / SOCL 2511.1 Race Relations

Examines relations among persons of different racial groups in an interdisciplinary setting that includes sociological, psychological, political, anthropological and historical viewpoints.

Dari Green
Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 - 1:20 p.m.

 

AAAS 2511.2 / SOCL 2511.2 Race Relations

Examines relations among persons of different racial groups in an interdisciplinary setting that includes sociological, psychological, political, anthropological and historical viewpoints.

Troy Allen 

Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 -10:20 a.m. 

AAAS 3044 Black Rhetorical Traditions

Survey of the development of black communication styles ranging from the sermonic to the academic. Examining the black world’s most effective verbal and written communicators and the tension between orality and literacy.

Herman Kelly

Tuesday & Thursday 7:30 - 8:50 a.m.

ENGL 3674 - Black Girl Magic Across Time & Space:

This course will examine multiple iterations of BlackGirlMagic as demonstrated by Black women writers, musicians, scholars, and filmmakers. We’ll analyze specified themes of BlackGirlMagic such as artistic expression, time travel, healing, shape shifting, self-love, witchcraft, and conjure in mostly 20th century novels, 19th century essays, and 21st century poetics and music.

Fahima Ife

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30-1:20 p.m.

 

AAAS 3902.2 History of Civil Rights Movement

The course will discuss the legacy and history of persons and events that led to the freedom for African Americans.  

Herman Kelly

Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 - 1:20 p.m.

 

AAAS 4020 Senior Seminar

Capstone for the minor and concentration; planning and execution of a major research project demonstrating the interdisciplinary processes used by those working in the field of African American studies to develop their arguments and interpretations.

(Course Subject: Stereotypes)

Jas Sullivan

Wednesday 4:30 - 7:20 p.m.

AAAS 4124 / RELS 4124 Studies in African Diaspora Religions: Constructing Gender, Sexuality, and Race in the Americas

This cross-listed course explores African and African Diaspora religions in a comparative context. We deal with how African Diaspora religions construct gender, sexuality, and race in specific historical and geographical contexts. As these traditions exist across nationalities, cultural and religious mixing is an important focus of the course.

Solimar Otero

Tuesday & Thursday 3:00 - 4:20 p.m. 

Contact Us

Telephone: 225-578–5246
Fax: 225-578–5257
Email: aaas@lsu.edu

Links

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