Seminar: Caribbean Cultural Expressions and the Diaspora

This course exposes students to the dynamic forms of Caribbean cultural expressions and the demographic diversity of its peoples.  Through a multidisciplinary lens, students shall explore major themes including identity, migration, language, religious expression, cultural expression including festivals, music and cuisine, the role of women, and Caribbean traditions of intellectualism. We will engage in critical examination of the history of slavery, colonialism and emancipation, as well as regional movements toward independence and unification and the contribution of the region to global development.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 20

Prerequisites: None.

Instructor: Fitzpatrick

Distribution Requirements: SBA - Social and Behavioral Analysis

Typical Periods Offered: Spring

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Not Offered