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BLST 501: Interdisciplinary Seminar in Black Studies

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Course Description

Graduate introductory seminar to the intellectual traditions, theoretical frameworks, and methodological innovations shaping the interdisciplinary field of Black Studies.

4 credit hours.

Past Texts Include

Ruha Benjamin, Captivating Technology: Race, Carceral Technoscience and Liberatory Imagination

Paul Butler, Chokehold; Policing Black Men

Simone Browne, Dark Matters: On The Surveillance of Blackness

W. E. B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folks

Richard Iton, In Search of the Black Fantastic: Politics and Popular Culture In the Post-Civil Rights Era