AMST 3434

AMST 3434

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course offers undergraduates a unique approach to exploring the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad in Central New York. It is an experiential course that includes visits to specific known underground stations in Ithaca as well as Harriet Tubman's residence and the William H. Seward House in Auburn, NY. It is also a community-engaged course in which students will contribute research for grant writing for two sites: the St. James AME Zion Church in Ithaca, which is a documented Underground Railroad station, and the Howland Stone Store Museum in Sherwood, NY. Readings include classic slave narratives by Frederick Douglass, Equiano, Mary Prince, and Solomon Northup and histories of the Underground Railroad by Eric Foner and Kate Clifford Larson.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS, ALC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3434SHUM 3434

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16785AMST 3434  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Aching, G

  • Instruction Mode: Online