History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 389: Topics in US. History.

HIST 389-006: Black Bodies and Policing Race
(Fall 2017)

Robinson A208

Section Information for Fall 2017

The policing of black bodies has shaped America. Since the nation’s inception to the twenty-first century, black bodies have been racialized, criminalized, and policed. Drawing on interdisciplinary approaches, students will explore historical and contemporary forms of criminalization, policing, and racial terrorizing of black bodies. The readings and discussions will examine how memory, performance, and the portrayal of racialized policing have changed over time. We will also critically explore the black tradition of self-defense against racial violence, including race riots, the anti-lynching movement, and Black Lives Matter activism.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical topics or periods of special interest. Notes: Topics announced in advance. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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