AAS 444 - Introduction to Caribbean Societies and Cultures, I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Junior standing or above.
Other Course Info:
(Afro-Caribbean Studies). F.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course provides an introduction to the peoples and cultures of the Caribbean. Topics covered include: The political geography of Pre-Hispanic Caribbean; the Amerindian peoples and cultures; patterns of Post-Columbian colonization and settlement in the New World; social structure and culture of Plantation Society; East Indian and Creoles; racial and national identity in Hispanic and non-Hispanic Caribbean; The Family in the Caribbean; religion and folklore; Caribbean migration. Films and videos on the Caribbean shown in class.

Course Requirements:

Requirements: three 6 page typewritten papers, which ask students to review/synthesize reading and lecture materials; participation in class discussions; regular class attendance.

Intended Audience:

The course is open to both anthropology majors and non-majors.

AAS 444 - Introduction to Caribbean Societies and Cultures, I
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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