AFR 343 - Memory and Meaning in African-American Culture (=SOC 343)
(Cross-listed with SOC 343.) This seminar explores how individuals, groups, and societies both remember and forget through a case study of the history and culture of African-Americans in the United States. Students will learn about various aspects of personal and social memory, such as autobiographical memory, collective remembering, and commemorative practices. In addition, students will learn interdisciplinary methods and social theories that can help them unpack and understand meanings and messages in African-American memory work.
Counts as a cultural production and expressions course in the Africana Studies major (Geographical Region: North America).
Satisfies a requirement in the Sociology major.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
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