Topics in African American History

This course offers a close study of a selected topic in African-American history. It will consider how issues of race, racial identity, and racism intersect with other identity categories and how African-American experiences have been central to and informed by other aspects of U.S. and global history. Topics may include: The Underground Railroad in Fact and Fiction; Black Protest in 20th Century U.S. Culture; and Race, Medicine, and Society.