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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2022

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AAS 314SEM - Black Philosophy
Black Philosophy FOS Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   23696   Enrollment Capacity:   30
Section:   FOS   Enrollment Total:   11
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   19
Dates:   01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   T R , 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Room:   Clemen 04 view map
Location:   North Campus      
  Course Description
Examines the emergence of a philosophical tradition within the African, African-American, and Caribbean context, its relationship to "Western" canons of philosophical inquiry, and its engagements with questions of racial oppression, consciousness and culture, the politics of liberation, and the meaning of freedom. Specific topics addressed vary from semester to semester but may include Black Liberation Theology, Marxism and the Black Radical Tradition, Black Feminist Thought, the Black Self in Slavery and Freedom, and Blacks and Money. We also consider the lives and writing of individual thinkers from throughout the African diaspora including, but not limited to, W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, Frantz Fanon, Sylvia Wynter, C.L.R. James, Audre Lorde, Leopold Senghor, Claudia Jones, Stuart Hall, Chiekh Anta Diop, Achilles Mbembe, and Angela Davis.
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