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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
This seminar offers students the unique opportunity to explore the abolition movement of upstate New York and to visit and research some of the Underground Railroad routes in Ithaca and the Central New York region. The course provides an introductory examination of antebellum slavery and its abolition in the United States, including slave narratives and the alliances among free African Americans, Quakers, and other abolitionists in the United States. One of the principal student projects includes writing a brief fictional piece on the experience of being on the Underground Railroad or assisting someone to travel on it. These creative writing exercises will be considered for uploading to the Voices on the Underground Railroad website.
When Offered Fall.
Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS, ALC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL)
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Opt NoAud(Letter or S/U grades (no audit))
Class Number & Section Details
- W Klarman Hall K155
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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