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Racial Identity in the American Imagination (AFRICAAM 255, CSRE 255D, HISTORY 255D, HISTORY 355D)

AMSTUD
255D
Instructors
Hobbs, A. (PI)
Section Number
1
From Sally Hemings to Michelle Obama and Beyonce, this course explores the ways that racial identity has been experienced, represented, and contested throughout American history. Engaging historical, legal, and literary texts and films, this course examines major historical transformations that have shaped our understanding of racial identity. This course also draws on other imaginative modes including autobiography, memoir, photography, and music to consider the ways that racial identity has been represented in American culture.
Academic Career
Graduate
Grading
Letter (ABCD/NP)
Units
4-5
Course Tags
Comparative Race and Ethnicity
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Tuesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
4:20 PM
Location
200-202