Black Women in America

Mitchell. Offered every year. 4 points. Explores varieties of African American women's experiences (including class, ethnicity, sexuality, region, and generation). Endeavors to go beyond the black/white binary by considering black women's relationships to both intraracial and broader communities. Additionally, assesses how gender, race, and class have influenced black women's work, activism, political involvement, and creative output in the United States. Takes an interdisciplinary approach by drawing from history, memoir, sociology, feminist theory, film studies, legal theory, and the popular press.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Daniel Graham Cumming
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25W4 C-20
Michele Mitchell
MW: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 25W4 C-20