Memory, Movements, and Mississippi

AFRI 1275 S01 [CRN: 26965]

This course explores the history of Mississippi through the lens of race, culture, and politics focusing on the mass of movements for civil rights to the present. Students will understand the complexities and contradictions of race, politics, and memory in the United States and have opportunities to articulate these intricacies in assignments – building communication skills for future work. Students will also advance critical reading skills and analytical writing, discussant, and oral presentation skills applicable beyond an academic setting. It accompanies the experiential component and the January trip to the state through the Bonner Program. Instructor override required.
Term
Spring 2020
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
999
Primary Instructor
Meetings
Time TBD - Time TBD - from Jan 22, 2020 to May 15, 2020