AP/HUMA4303 6.0 A: Envisioning the African Diaspora
ONLN (Fully Online)
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
This course is about photographs, cinema, and the archival evidence of the African Diaspora in North America, Latin America, and Europe. Self-images provide a means of challenging negative stereotypes and assumptions about black people. We seek to understand how photographs and cinema became media for envisioning freedom, as well as the various attachments we form through our engagement with film archives, and family albums. Open to: Fourth-year Humanities majors, Black Canada Certificate studentsNot open to: Non-majors, Majors who have not completed the requisite number of credits.
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