AAAD 130: Introduction to African American and Diaspora Studies

Currently Offered:
Fall Semester 2019 (August 20–December 13)

This course tracks the contours of life, societies, cultures, and history in the Atlantic African Diaspora from origins in Atlantic Africa to the present. Emphasis on forces that have created African American and African Diaspora peoples in North America, South America, and the Caribbean.

You can find information on how to purchase textbooks and required materials on the Textbooks page of the Friday Center website.

Required Viewing

Students are required to view several films to supplement the course readings. You can access the films from a number of sources, including public and university libraries, as well as commercial renting services.

Course Details

  • Instructor: Charlene Regester, PhD
  • Department: African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • View a sample course syllabus for the online course.

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Online Orientation

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