Compares the experiences of diverse groups of the African Diaspora across the Caribbean and Latin America. Topics include: the legacy of slavery and contemporary labor processes; conceptualizing the 'Africa' in Afro-Latinx and –Caribbean cultures; maroons and other communities of resistance; racialization, variable construction of racial categories, and racism; nation-building; gender and sexuality; restitutive measures (e.g. reparations, educational quotas); relevant regional religious practices (e.g. prominent black Catholic saints, Candomblé, Umbanda, Voudoun, Santeria, Rastafarianism,) May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Fall 2017||Block 2||African Descendants in the Caribbean and Latin America||Eshe Lewis||Barnes Science Center 412||25/18||03/22/2018|
|Spring 2019||Block 7||African Descendants in the Caribbean and Latin America||Eshe Lewis||TBA||25/25||03/22/2018|