Brown University shieldBrown University

Black Critique: Black Critical Theory - History, Literature, Politics, the Human Sciences of Being

AFRI 2300 S01 [CRN: 17659]

This class is about re-figuring black radical thought as a field of interdisciplinary critical theory. Working with the corpus of writers like Sylvia Wynter, WEB Du Bois and Frantz Fanon the course will seek to grapple with the practices, questions and ideas of Black thinkers around questions of the human, the figure of the black fugitive, the significance of enslaved labor to the capitalism, Black internationalism, black feminism and the ways in which questions of history have been reconfigured in Black thought. The course is an reading intensive one and is open to all graduate students.
Term
Fall 2020
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
12
Primary Instructor
Meetings
16:00 - 18:30 Thu - from Sep 9, 2020 to Dec 11, 2020