RELS117 - AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIG

The unique history and experiencesof African Americans can be traced through religion and belief. Through the mediums of literature, politics, music, and film, students will plore the religious experience of people of the African Diaspora within the context of the complex history of race in American history. The course will cover a broad spectrum of African American religious experience including Black Nationalism, urban religions, the "black church" and African religious traditions such as Santeria and Rastafarianism. Special attention will be paid to the role of race, gende, sexuality, and popular culture in the African American religious experience.
Section 401 - LEC
MW 1100AM-1230PM
BUTLER, ANTHEA
CLAUDIA COHEN HALL 392