Description: This course explores cinematic representations of African Americans and examinations of race in the United States. A range of topics will be explored including the depiction of Blacks in stereotypical ways, the construction of race, identity issues, group portrayals, interracial relationships, historical/cultural contexts, social position, intersection of race with gender and social class. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking