AFR 300 - Major Thinkers in Africana Studies: James Baldwin
Major Thinkers in Africana Studies exposes students to classical and foundational figures whose works have helped to shape the disciplinary debates, theoretical contours, or methodological innovations of the field. This seminar is designed to engage larger conceptual issues in Africana Studies through the close study of the written corpus of a major thinker in the discipline. It is a topics course in intellectual history that enables students to gain competency in primary, secondary, biographical, theoretical, and/or literary works related to a single scholarly figure in Africana Studies. The course will draw upon notable scholars in both the African and African Diaspora intellectual traditions. The course can be repeated for credit given sufficiently distinct topics.
Satisfies a major requirement in Africana Studies
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