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Ethnic Studies (ES)
104 Alder Building, 541-346-0900
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Data
  ES 250   Intro African-Amer Stu >2 >AC 4.00 cr.
Focuses on historical, cultural, and social issues in African America and surveys scholarship in African American studies.
Grading Options: Graded for Majors; Optional for all other students
Instructor: Cheney CE-mailHomepage Office:   201 Alder Bldg
Phone:   (541) 346-0870
Office Hours: 0000 - 0001 MTWRF Zoom appointments made via email - Spring '20
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  36375 0 43 1000-1120 tr 105 ESL Cheney C  

Final Exam:

0800-1000 r 6/11 105 ESL
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
March 29:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
April 5:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded)
April 5:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded)
April 6:   Drop this course (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
April 6:   Process a complete drop (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
April 8:   Add this course
April 8:   Last day to change to or from audit
April 12:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
April 19:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
April 26:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
May 17:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
May 17:   Change grading option for this course
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Expanded Course Description
ES 250 is not designed to give a history of the African American experience; rather, it is an introduction to the specific field of race studies that has centered on, and been largely developed by, African Americans. As an introduction to the field, the course covers a fair amount of intellectual history, from turn-of-the-twentieth-century debates over the nature and trajectory of black politics to more recent intellectual and political developments, such as the growing critique of the prison industrial complex. As demanded by the interdisciplinary nature of the field of African American Studies, this course relies on a range of historical, literary, ethnographic, visual and aural texts and makes comparisons with other racialized groups in the United States. Topics include slavery, segregation and disfranchisement, migration and urbanization, popular cultural representations, black nationalism and internationalism, civil rights and black power, and African American cultural production. This course will also provide necessary foundations for students wishing to pursue more disciplinarily-focused advanced courses.
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