HIST 3527 - Black Women in the 20th Century (3)
This course explores United States history by centering black women’s experiences within the study of African American and U.S. History. Using African American women’s history as its lens, the course also examines the intersection of race, class, and gender in American society. This course takes a chronological and thematic approach to the study of African American women from the dawn of the twentieth century to the present. Particular themes that will be explored include: the relationship between constructions of race, class and gender; productive and reproductive labor; women’s networks; migration; the gendered meaning of freedom, and issues facing black women in the twentieth century.
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