ERIC Number: ED241359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Southern Black Culture: The African Heritage and the American Experience. Syllabi for Undergraduate Courses in the Humanities.
Spelman Coll., Atlanta, GA.
The document presents 17 syllabi for undergraduate humanities courses treating black culture. This first volume of syllabi was prepared by participants in a 1981 Humanities Institute at Spelman College as part of an National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant. The document is divided into two parts. Part one, the bulk of the document, is comprised of 17 syllabi designed to cover the history of Afro-Americans from their roots in Africa to the American South at the beginning of the 20th century. Courses cover such topics as American literature, art and music appreciation, black psychology, elementary Spanish, African literature, Afro-American literature, Southern black culture, women in literature, and the religious dimension in literature. Each course is presented in various forms, including course objectives, resources, activities, bibliographies, and evaluation. Part two contains reviews and syntheses of discussions designed to provide formal opportunities to identify unifying strains in each week's lectures and to explore ways of presenting information to the students. (CK)
Descriptors: African Culture, African Literature, Art Appreciation, Black Culture, Black History, Black Literature, Black Studies, College Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Humanities Instruction, Lesson Plans, Music Appreciation, Psychology, Religious Factors, Spanish, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC. Div. of Education Programs.
Authoring Institution: Spelman Coll., Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: United States (South)
Note: For a related document, see SO 015 089. Syllabi prepared by participants at the Humanities Institute at Spelman College (Atlanta, GA, June 22-July 29, 1981).