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Important Announcement: Major Requirement Changes
Please visit the requirements page to read important changes to the Africana Studies major effective Fall 2017. Changes do not apply to students who declared the major prior to Fall 2017. Students who declared the major prior to Fall 2017 should work with their advisors to complete the Africana Studies checklist for AY2012-2016 in their senior year.  Please contact Professor Adlai Murdoch, Director of Africana Studies, with any questions or concerns at h.murdoch@tufts.edu or 617.627.4801.


Spring 2017 Courses & Descriptions

Descriptions

Spring 2017 course descriptions >

Courses

Please note: Dance courses are half credit courses

Mid-Level Courses:

  • AFR 0022 (ENG 0020) Black World Literature ~ Greg Thomas
  • AFR 0047-01 (AMER 0010-01) Human Rights in the U.S. ~ Tom Abowd
  • AFR 0047-02 (HIST 0083) North America: African-American Politics From Slavery to Black Power ~ Kerri Greenidge
  • AFR 0047-03 (EC 0062) Economics of International Migration ~ Anna Hardman
  • AFR 0047-04 (DNC 0092-07) Afro-Haitian Dance ~Jenny Oliver
  • AFR 0047-05 (DNC 0031-01) Hip Hop I ~ Jaclyn Waguespack
  • AFR 0047-06 (FAH 0092-04) African American Art to 1968 ~ Eric Rosenberg
  • AFR 0047-07 (AMER 0094-01) Arab & Muslim Americans ~Tom Abowd
  • AFR 0047-08 (ED 0001-01) School and Society ~ Steve Cohen
  • AFR 0047-10 (DR 0051-01) Latino Theater and Film ~ Noe Montez
  • AFR 0047-11 (SOC 0023-01)Self and Society ~ Staff
  • AFR 0047-12 (HIST 0013-01) Reconstructing Africa‚Äôs Past to 1850 ~ Jeanne Penvenne
  • AFR 0047-13 (SOC 0030-01) Sex and Gender in Society ~ Freeden Oeur
  • AFR 0047-14 (SOC 0094-02) Health, Policy and Inequality ~ Brett Nava-Coulter
  • AFR 0047-15 (HIST 0023-01) Colonial North America & The Atlantic World ~ James Rice
  • AFR 0047-16 (HIST 0082-01) Latin America Latino/Latina History ~ Rodolfo Fernandez
  • AFR 0070-01 (SOC 0070-01) Immigration, Race, and American Society ~ Helen Marrow

Upper-Level Courses:

  • AFR 0147-01 (0188-06) Race and US African Policy ~ Pearl Robinson AFR 0147-02 (PS 0118-01) Immigration Policy and American Politics ~ Natalie Masuoka
  • AFR 0147-03 (EC 0127) Urban Economics ~ Anna Hardman
  • AFR 0147-04 (ARB 0155) Visualizing Colonialism ~ Kamran Rastegar
  • AFR 0147-05 (ENG 0192-02) Colonialism and Decolonization ~ Lisa Lowe and Kris Manjapra
  • AFR 0147-06 (EC 191-01) Urbanization in the Developing World ~ Anna Hardman
  • AFR 0147-07 (PS 0139-03) Poverty & Public Policy (*) ~ Nimah Mazaheri
  • AFR 0147-09 (HIST 0173) North America: African American Freedom Trail: Race and Citizenship in Greater Boston from Winthrop to White ~ Kerri Greenidge
  • AFR 0147-10 (FR 0192) Mediterranean Crossings: Colonial and Post-Colonials Migration ~ Mona El Khoury

Seminars:

  • AFR 0152-01 Caribbean Cultures and International Migration ~ H. Adlai Murdoch
  • AFR 0152-02 (REL 102-01) Religion, Race and Nation in American History ~ Heather Curtis
  • AFR 0152-03 (PS 0119-01) Seminar in American Racial Politics ~ Natalie Masuoka
  • AFR 0152-04 (PHIL 0192) Race, Racial Solidarity & Progress ~ Lionel McPherson
  • AFR 0152-05 (ENG 0192-01) The Body, The Visual ~ Christina Sharpe
  • AFR 0152-06 (PSY 0136-01) Stereotypes, Prejudice & Discrimination ~ Keith Maddox
  • AFR 0152-07 (AMER 0180-05) Critical Pedagogies of Race ~ Jean Wu
  • AFR 0152-08 (AMER 0180-06) Racing Research ~ Jean Wu
  • AFR 0155-01 (ENG 0155-01) American Women Writers ~ Christina Sharpe
  • AFR 0167-01 (ED 0167-01) Critical Race Theory ~ Shameeka Powell

Standard Courses:

  • AFR 0198 Senior Honors Thesis B ~ Staff
  • AFR 0199-01 Independent Study ~ Staff