Sep 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AFRA 369 - Slave Narratives in the African Diaspora (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Examine the institution of slavery in the Americas through the perspective of the slaves who endured it. Letters, speeches, interviews and narratives will be examined within the historical context of 18th and 19th century slave society. The goal of the course is to 1) gain a deeper understanding of the slave experience from the slave’s point of view, 2) examine the historical dimensions of slave testimony and its use as historical evidence, and 3) understand the gendered, regional, period and spatial nuances of the slave experience.
Allowed Units: 3 Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with HIST 320  and ENGL 369 .
University Breadth: History and Cultural Change