ASRC 6321

ASRC 6321

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This seminar explores the international and transnational dimensions of the Black Power Movement, broadly defined. Beginning with an examination of transnationalism in the early 20th century, it examines the thought and political activities of African-American intellectuals and activists who crossed national boundaries, figuratively and literally, in the quest for black freedom. We will focus on the postwar era, particularly the 1950s through the 1980s, exploring transnationalism in the context of black feminism, Marxism, black nationalism, Pan Africanism, and other political traditions. We will examine the meeting and mingling of transnational discourses, ideologies, and activists in North America, the Caribbean, and Africa. 

When Offered Spring.

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6321HIST 6321

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16925ASRC 6321  SEM 101