ASRC 2308

ASRC 2308

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course examines the development of the Caribbean since the Haitian Revolution.  It  will focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and our readings pay particular attention to the ways in which race, gender, and ethnicity shape the histories of the peoples of the region.  The course uses a pan-Caribbean approach by focusing largely on three islands - Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba - that belonged to competing empires.  Although the imperial powers that held these nations shaped their histories in distinctive ways these nations share certain common features. Therefore, we examine the differences and similarities of their histories as they evolved from plantation based colonies to independent nations.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (GLC-AS, HA-AS, HST-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one independent study. Combined with: HIST 2541LATA 2308

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17415 ASRC 2308   LEC 001

    • MW McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Byfield, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17416 ASRC 2308   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies