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AMST 804 01 (10591) /AFAM802/HIST750
Readings in African American History since 1865
Glenda Gilmore
W 1.30-3.20 WALL81 201
Fall 2015 
 
Students read major secondary works alongside key primary sources on African American history from 1865 to the present. The course covers Reconstruction; the Jim Crow era; the Long Civil Rights Movement, including its classical phase; African American transnationalism; and urban, political, and labor history from the African American perspective. The course emphasizes gender and racial formation. Students read thematically within the course, make class presentations, and write a historiographical paper.