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Spring 2020
Aug 10, 2020
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AMST 0310 - Livin' for the City
*Livin' for the City* In this course we will engage the idea of the "ghetto" as constructed through literature, film, music, and television. Our exploration will relate this concept to geographic spaces and to a socially-constructed set of ideas about urban African American spaces and communities. We will combine critical textual analysis with fundamental concepts from human geography and social history to explore shifting conceptions of the “ghetto”, consider its impact on urban African American space, and examine how the responses of urban black American artists affect, resist, and change its imaginative geography. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion, Lecture

Interdisciplinary Division
Program in American Studies Department

Course Attributes:
AMR, CMP, NOR, SOC

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Undergraduate

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