Honors Seminar in African American Studies | Spalding University Catalog

AAS-385: Honors Seminar in African American Studies

3 credit hours

This course is designed to deepen students' understanding of the evolution of interdisciplinary study of race and its intersection with other structures of power and privilege. Students will investigate and critique the issue-framing, question-formation, and rules of evidence that shape knowledge-production about race and power. Students will apply race- informed analyses to the hierarchies of difference structuring contemporary society. This course will help students become skilled analysts of the nuanced complexities of social change in diverse fields. (Meets University Studies Requirement for Social Sciences)