African American Studies 126 African American Women’s History
- W 2-5p
- Taylor, U. Y.
- 122 Barrows
The objective of this course is to examine substantive issues in the African American female experience from colonial times to the present. The dominant themes of this course include family, work, community, sexuality, and individual and collective activism. Particular attention will be paid to the interplay between race, class, and gender in American society. Assigned readings consist of an introduction to the scholarly secondary literature on African American women's history. Lectures and discussions will examine the readings in context. Videos will augment the lectures and discussions.