ERIC Number: ED241360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Southern Black Culture: The African Heritage and the American Experience. Syllabi for Undergraduate Courses in the Humanities.
Spelman Coll., Atlanta, GA.
The document presents 23 syllabi for undergraduate humanities courses treating black culture in the 20th century. This second volume of syllabi was prepared by participants in a 1982 Humanities Institute at Spelman College as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant. The document contains 23 syllabi designed to cover the history of the Afro-American in the 20th century. Courses cover such topics as anthropology; black literature; black studies; black literature of the South; Afro-American writers of the South; ethnic studies; Afro-American studies; Southern black culture; the role of Southern black colleges; the black in American history; black American poetry and drama; art, music, and literature; the history and appreciation of music; black heritage; black politics; and ethno-cultural influences in the development of self-concept. Reviews and syntheses are presented 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, Anthropology, Art Appreciation, Black Colleges, Black Culture, Black History, Black Literature, Black Studies, College Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Drama, Educational Objectives, Ethnic Studies, Higher Education, Humanities Instruction, Lesson Plans, Music Appreciation, Poetry, Politics, Self Concept, Twentieth Century Literature
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.