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2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015 - 2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMST 207 - Black Movement and Migrations

(3) Staff (GER 5)

This course will explain the chronology of African American experience by exploring the landscapes across which it has traveled the fields, rivers, trains, steamboats, diners, both the rural and urban spaces of America and beyond. The course will examine some of the major themes, problems, events, structures, and personalities, paying particular attention to how African Americans themselves shaped their experiences and how movement informs those experiences. Each class will engage in a close examination of a variety of primary sources, including: autobiographies, fiction, film, speeches, music, and visual art.