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African American Women's History

Taught by Betsy Jones Hemenway

This course explores the history of African American women from the time of slavery in the colonial period up to the present. This is an incredibly rich history that until recently was virtually ignored by historians. As we examine this evolving field of historical research, students will also make their own scholarly contributions in the form of oral history interviews and research papers.

As a class we will read about and discuss several topics, including slavery, black women in the rural and urban south, migration, black women

  • Pre-requisites: HIST 1030 and 1040
  • For more information:, x7339

Course begins: Fall 2004

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