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Course information is posted for 2021. Please check back at a later time for updated 2022 course offerings.

African-American Studies

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Summer 2021 Session Information

  • SESSION A courses are May 3–June 18, 2021
  • SESSION B courses are June 28–August 16, 2021
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Gospel Music in Modern America
AFAM4000S001 4 points.

This is an undergraduate course introducing students to the study of religion, African American culture, and black popular music. The course will engage theoretical and historical questions about the emergence and evolution of gospel music as aesthetic performance, commercial product, cultural politics, musical genre, racial performance, and theological terrain across the twentieth century up to the present moment. There are no prerequisites for the course, but prior coursework in African American history, popular music or religious studies is helpful.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AFAM4000S001 001/11057 Summer A Subterm Mo 02:10 PM–04:00 PM
We 02:10 PM–04:00 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Josef Sorett
4 Closed for Online Registration On-Line Only