2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

AFR 132 Arts & Culture in the African Diaspora

3 hours 

This course examines the arts and cultural production in social justice movements across the African Diaspora. Course sections examine different genres of cultural production, focusing on the ways in which the arts both impact and are influenced by social and political happenings. Possible topics include dance, oral tradition, spoken word poetry, hip hop, theater, and visual arts. Special attention will be paid to the intersections of creative expression and performance and how these practices shape our concepts of the African Diaspora.




This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Creative Expression area of the Gen Ed Program