HIST 3412 The Black Atlantic: History and Film

3 hours; 3 credits

Narratives of Black Atlantic history on films from Africa, the Americas, Europe, and the Caribbean, juxtaposed with scholarly works and archival documents on three topics: slavery and emancipation; decolonization and civil rights; and migrations and immigration. Study of history as a tool of mastery and resistance in the politics of representation; analysis of the relationship among history, memory, and the performative arts.


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