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Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times. Students survey the evolution of African American expressive culture in music, literature, film, art, and dance.
The course includes lectures, discussions, and video presentations. Besides being the first rap artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and holding the record for the most number one albums by a solo artist, JAY-Z's body of work stands as a monumental contribution to American culture.
In this course, we explore the poetics and philosophy of JAY-Z's music. As we cultivate an artistic appreciation for JAY-Z's rap skills such as storytelling, wordplay, and delivery, we also treat his music as an opportunity to critically engage topics such as racism, sexism, and economic inequality.
Finally, we watch several of JAY-Z's music videos as well as documentaries focused on his life and work.
Psychology of Prejudice In this course we will explore psychological approaches to understanding stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination--the psychology of prejudice, for short.
We will examine research and theory on topics such as historical changes in the nature of intergroup attitudes; the prevalence of prejudice in the U.
Africana Women's Religious Experience. This course explores the multidimensional religious experiences of Africana women, specifically Black women throughout the Americas, Africa, and the Caribbean, as they attempt to define and realize a sacred self across diverse periods and contexts.
We give attention to the voices of Africana women in history and literature, film, performance, sacred speech and music to examine the ways religion has empowered and disempowered Black women in their individual and collective lives.
African American Literature I A study of slave narratives and contemporary revisions. African American Literature II An examination of narrative attempts before, during, and after the Harlem Renaissance to move from imposed stereotypes toward more accurate representations of African American experiences.
Under the new GEC, this course meets the Humanities requirement. African Politics A survey of the geography, social and political history, and postindependent politics of Black Africa.
Cultures of Modern Africa Offered Less Frequently Introduction to contemporary rural and urban society in sub-Saharan Africa, drawing on materials from all major regions of the subcontinent.
Particular emphasis will be on problems of rural development, rural-urban migration, and structural changes of economic, political, and social formations in the various new nations.
History of Jazz Principal styles of representative jazz musicians; the roots including blues and ragtime ; jazz in New Orleans and Chicago; and big band, swing, bop, and fusion. History of Hip Hop This course examines the history of hip hop, dating back to the first hip hop party held on August 11, in the Bronx, New York to its present standing as a critical component of popular culture around the world.
As the descendent of African American musical genres like blues, jazz, soul, and funkhip hop music and culture embodies the black experience and was born out of the black struggle of the s and s. How did this regional form of black expression become the international language of cool and controversy it is today?
African American History This course will survey the history of African Americans in the New World, from the first colonial encounter through the sociopolitical changes of the burgeoning United States that led to the Civil War The history of African Americans in the United States is often defined by the chattel slavery experience.
However, the early years of American history that made people of African descent American are much more complex. By centering the actions and voices of the heterogeneous African American community, this course examines topics including the Middle Passage, domestic slavery expansion, free and maroon black communities, various resistance strategies, interracial coalitions, and the role of enslaved people in bringing about their own emancipation.
Inthe centuries-old question of where African Americans would fit into the fabric of United States society was finally answered. As newly freed people and full citizens, African Americans learned that the process of citizenship would not be seamless or easy, and that the fight was just beginning.
Blacks redefined their status over and over again during this year period, and this course will examine why and how these shifts occurred.• These guidelines accompany the Critical Review Form: Qualitative Studies originally developed by the McMaster University Occupational Therapy Evidence-Based Practice Research Group and revised by Letts et al., They are written in basic terms that can be understood by researchers as well as clinicians and students interested in conducting critical reviews of the literature.
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Using insights gained from previous research in evaluating POC tools and reviewing existing critical appraisal sheets, the authors brainstormed what criteria would establish the quality of an evidence summary.
AFAM Intro to African American Studies This course provides an overview of African American history and culture. Topics include major events, persons, and issues spanning the period from the African heritage to contemporary times.
MAC Critical Writing and Reviewing is a two credit-unit course designed to drill students of journalism or mass communication in the principles of critical writing and reviewing and in the theories and methods of criticism.
This course guides you in the preparation for journalistic use of various kinds of critical articles and reviews. Ashford University offers online undergraduate programs which are administered by the academic colleges and the Forbes School of Business & Technology TM at Ashford University. These programs serve adult and distance learners seeking Associate and Bachelor’s degrees from Ashford University.
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