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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AFAS 3050 - African Female: Identity, Socialization, and Status (3)

A comparative study of the traditions, continuity, and changes affecting girls and women of African descent in the U.S., Africa, the Caribbean, and South America. Course uses both literary works and social science studies to explore the portrayals of and historical contexts for the lives of females of African descent, focusing on concepts of girlhood, social status, and sexuality, as well as on discrimination experienced by these women.