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CRES 145: Black Consciousness and African Freedom

Units: 4

Black consciousness was strong among African nationalist leaders and this course will help students to analyze these leaders’ ideas for national freedom as rooted in anti-racism and anti-colonialism. The course focuses on the intellectual history of African nationalism and uses race as an analytical tool to understand the experiences of African people in colonial times. Students will cover topics such as African leaders in the US, What is Black Consciousness?, Africa and WWII, and also Women in African nationalism.

Course Details
Anticipated term(s) course will be offered:
  • Fall

Repeatable for Credit: No
Crosslisted with: HIST 145
Normal Letter Grade only

GE Requirements
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Arts and Humanities
  • Badge: Global Awareness
  • Badge: Literary and Textual Analysis
  • Badge: Societies and Cultures of the Past
  • Upper Division: Writing in the Discipline

Requisites and Restrictions
Instructor Permission Required: No

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