WGSS 343 Spring 2015 Representations of Racial-Sexual Violence from Enslavement to Emancipation (D) (W)

Cross Listed as AMST343, AFR343, INTR343
This tutorial examines representations of and resistance to racial-sexual violence from enslavement to post-emancipation and contemporary culture in the United States. Texts include: legal articles; historical analyses such as D'Emilio et al., Intimate Matters; Hartman, Scenes of Subjection; Smith, Killers of the Dream; McGuire, At the Dark End of the Street; and films such as Griffith, Birth of a Nation; Micheaux, Within Our Gates; Gerima, Bush Mama. The primary focus is on black life, vulnerability to violence and mobilization for freedom during antebellum, postbellum/Reconstruction years of the 19th century; and 20th century convict prison lease system, Jim Crow segregation, mass incarceration.
Class Format: tutorial
Requirements/Evaluation: weekly primary and response papers
Additional Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis
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Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: AFR/WGSS/AMST majors/concentrators
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Divisional Attributes: Division II,Exploring Diversity,Writing Intensive
Other Attributes: AMST Critical and Cultural Theory Electives, WGSS Racial Sexual + Cultural Diversity Courses
Enrollment Limit: 10
Expected Enrollment: 8
Class Number: 3933
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WGSS 343 - T1 (S) TUT Racial-Sexual Violence (D) (W) Division 2: Social StudiesExploring Diversity InitiativeWriting Intensive Joy A. James
W 1:10 PM-3:50 PM 3933
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