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New Course Added for Fall: Philosophy/Black Studies

Posted on April 8, 2021 | Filed under General News

Phil 275: Black American Thinkers; Fall semester, MW 4:10-5:25; Satisfies “Black Studies in the discipline” aspect for Black Studies minor; Satisfies “History” aspect for Philosophy major.
Phil 275: Black American Thinkers
An examination of selected works from the rich and complex tapestry of black American thought from David Walker (1830) to the present. Authors articulate conceptions of blackness, justice, and fair political order that stand in contrast to current conditions in the United States as well as recommending methods for resisting these conditions. Reponses to, and examination of, slavery and/or subsequent efforts to marginalize and control black women, men and youth are the primary focus of the course. Distribution: PD