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This course information is derived from the Online Course Catalog, which is under development. The information may not be accurate and is provided only as a convenience. Please consult the print or PDF version of the Course Catalog for all official course information.

Black History At the Movies

This course will examine the representation of African American history in commercial films. Historiography and narrative theory will inform our analysis. Films covered will include Amistad, Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored, Roots, A Raisin in the Sun, Glory, Django, and others.

Course details

  • Course number: AST-500
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Graduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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