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  • “Spotlight on Berkeley Teaching” Features AFRICAM: 116 Slavery and African American Life Before 1865

    July 15, 2020

    Spotlight on Berkeley Teaching exposes first-year undergraduate students to an awesome set of classes that they may not have even imagined possible. Spotlight courses invite incoming students to take a closer look at classes that enable them to encounter different ideas and perspectives and to explore intellectual areas beyond their intended major. These courses are taught by outstanding faculty instructors who are passionate about undergraduate teaching as well as their research. Spotlight on Berkeley Teaching aims to create a first-year undergraduate experience of intellectual energy and wonder that distinguishes UC Berkeley. AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 116 examines the origins of the African slave…

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    March 16, 2020

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  • 400 Years of Resistance to Slavery and Injustice

    August 20, 2019

    This day-long symposium will kick off a year of events at UC Berkeley to mark the 400 year anniversary of the beginning of slavery in North America. The events are being co-organized by the Haas Institute, the African American studies and history departments, the African American Student Development Center, and the Black Staff & Faculty Organization. [x5_gallery id="2537"]

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