This course requires students to engage with Black/African diasporic cultural products intended for a mass audience. The macro-contents of American and global consumer capitalism and the micro- categories of ethnicity, gender, and sexualities are used as a framework for the critical analysis of production, consumption, and reception of African American popular culture in the US and abroad. AFRSTY 355L and AMST 355L are the same course.Crosslisted: AFRSTY355L and AMST355L and SOCIOL355L and WGS355L are the same course.
Black Popular Culture
Monday, April 1, 2019 to Tuesday, June 4, 2019