BLST 352 Black Political Thought

This course is an intensive exploration of black political thought from a variety of perspectives. Emphasizing conceptual diversity and continuity across time and geography we will examine a wide range of authors including but not limited to Angela Davis W.E.B. DuBois Frantz Fanon Marcus Garvey bell hooks Martin Luther King Jr. Glenn Loury Booker T. Washington Ida B Wells Cornell West and Malcolm X. The range of ideological perspectives under review will include liberalism conservatism nationalism womanism Marxism and pan Africanism. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors only.

Credits

4 units

Cross Listed Courses

POLS 352

Prerequisite

POLS 101, BLST 110, or permission of instructor

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity