Jun 01, 2020
AEIS 137 - African-American Experience 5 Credits
Surveys changes in African-American culture and society in the post-Black Social Movement (BSM). Examination of Vietnam War on African-American society; economic and cultural changes in post-BSM African-American society; and contemporary issues in African-American culture: colorism; multiracial identity construction; hip-hop and other expressive culture formations; aesthetics and identity construction; gender relations; intergroup relations; African-Americans in the world system; changing U.S. demographics; and AIDS.
Course Note Previously CGG 137 & DGS137
Designed to Serve All students. Satisfies DGS requirement.
Active Date 20170530T16:33:17
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Diversity & Globalism, Social Science Area I
- National retrenchment, internal consolidation
- African American Social institutions, issues of leadership
- Inter- and intra group affiliations and conflicts
- Language, aesthetics and expressive culture
- Crossings and criss-crossings; African Americans in a global economy.
Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze changes in African American identity construction.
Analyze changes in African American language & expressive culture.
Analyze changes in inter- & intra-group relations since Black Social Movement.
Apply communication & conflict resolution skills to contemporary issues.
Explain the effects of the world system on U.S. demographics & economy.
Discuss post-Black Social Movement changes in African American in society & culture.
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