The Making of the African Diaspora
This seminar explores global and transnational experiences; social, political, cultural and economic issues confronting people of African descent in North America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa from the seventeenth century on. Topics include theory, methods, and historiography of African Diaspora. In addition, this course will introduce student to racial theories or formations such as mestizaje-notions of racial mixing in Brazil and Blanqueamiento-the process of 'whitening' in Spanish speaking nations in South America in efforts to erase the "black" population or presence.
9:00 - 9:50 am
Class Dates: 09/04/2018 - 12/14/2018