May 27, 2015 at 7:38 pm

Summer II | 3 African American Studies Courses Online

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Plenty of Summer Session II courses are ready and waiting for students at Ohio University. See Summer in Athens information.

African American Studies is offering three second session online summer courses:

AAS 1010 African American History from 1526-1875 (2SS)

Dr. Robin Muhammad

Dr. Robin Muhammad

This online course examines economic, demographic, social, cultural and political topics in African American history from African origins to the Emancipation era. The evolution of race relations is an important component of this course, but the major emphasis is on the experiences of black people, the development of rural communities, and the potentiality and challenges facing interracial cooperation, within the framework of larger socio-economic and political processes in U.S. history. The course is taught by Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies,

AAS 1100 Introduction to African American Literature (2HL)

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb

This online course focuses broadly on African American literature from the 18th century to contemporary writings. With readings from poetry, short fiction, the novel, and other forms of writing, the course explores how black writers address African American literary inheritance and production. Taught by Dr. Gary Holcomb, Professor of African American Literature, this course is part of the Wealth and Poverty theme.

AAS 3450 The Black Woman

Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

Dr.Bayyinah Jeffries

This online course examines the complex experience of being a black woman in America. It addresses such topics as identity, black male-female relations, black feminism, social mobility and activism from a socio-historical perspective. The course is taught by Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries, Assistant Professor of African American Studies.

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