Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

AAAS 200 001 (CRN: 13299)

INTRO TO AAAS

Long Title: KNOWING BLACKNESS: INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
Department: African & African Amer Studies
Instructor: Byrd, Alexander X.
Meetings:
9:00AM - 9:50AM MW HUM 117 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
9:00AM - 9:50AM F TBA TBA (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 99
Section Enrolled: 65
Enrollment data as of: 16-OCT-2021 3:08PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
 
Description: An exploration of the origins and development of African Studies and African American Studies. Through a focus on the articulation and resolution of field-changing debates, the course introduces students to methodologies and practices that have led to and that continue to lead to knowing Africa and African-descendent people with earnest regard for the complexity and subtlety that the subjects require.