21W.741J Black Matters: Introduction to Black Studies


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Interdisciplinary survey of people of African descent that draws on the overlapping approaches of history, literature, anthropology, legal studies, media studies, performance, linguistics, and creative writing. Connects the experiences of African-Americans and of other American minorities, focusing on social, political, and cultural histories, and on linguistic patterns. Includes lectures, discussions, workshops, and required field trips that involve minimal cost to students.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.741J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by Staff.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21W.741J was rated 5.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the MIT SHASS: Undergraduate Studies - Interdisciplinary Programs - African and African Diaspora Studies site.

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