Prof. Michel DeGraff
MIT Course Number
24.912 / WGS.190 / 21H.106 / 21L.008 / 21W.741 / 21M.630 / 21A.125
As Taught In
- Selected video lectures
- Assignments: presentations with examples
- Assignments: written (no examples)
Interdisciplinary survey of people of African descent that draws on the overlapping approaches of history, literature, anthropology, legal studies, media studies, performance, linguistics, and creative writing. This course connects the experiences of African-Americans and of other American minorities, focusing on social, political, and cultural histories, and on linguistic patterns.