HIS222H1: African American History from 1865 to the Present

Hours: 
24L/10T

This course examines the history of black people in the United States after the abolition of slavery. Major themes include the promise and tragedy of Reconstruction; gender and Jim Crow; race and respectability; migration, transnationalism, and 20th century black diasporas; black radical traditions and freedom movements; intersectionality and black feminisms; the drug war and mass incarceration; sexuality and the boundaries of blackness.

Exclusion: 

HIS 298Y1 (2016-17)

Recommended Preparation: 

Any 100 level course in Arts or Humanities

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)