ASRC 1996

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This seminar and its accompanying immersion offer undergraduates the unique opportunity to explore the abolition movement of upstate New York. This course provides an introductory examination of antebellum slavery and its abolition in the United States, including slave resistance, emancipation, reconstruction and effects of U.S. slavery on current social contexts. Students will also explore modern day slavery, forced labor, and contemporary abolition/resistance movements. Course participants will create a curriculum to be proposed to the Ithaca City School District for future undergraduate students to teach and learn with local youth about the area's Underground Railroad and community advocacy and activism. The weekend immersion trips offer an experiential learning opportunity as participants retrace routes of the local Underground Railroad and abolition movement through several cities in upstate New York and Southern Ontario, Canada. This seminar and corresponding travel are offered by Cornell's Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives, Engaged Learning & Research and Public Service Center.

When Offered Fall (weeks 8-14).

Fees Course fee: $125.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17149ASRC 1996  SEM 101

    • WAfricana Ctr 111
    • Oct 9 - Dec 1, 2017
    • Aching, G

      Miller, A