POLT 584 (01) - Selected Topics in Political Thought

Selected Topics Polt Thought

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   18  
CRN: 15927
Special issues in political theory, such as liberalism and conservatism, radical political thought, the American character, and others. Not offered every semester. See departmental listings for semester offerings.
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Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Dante Scala

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MW 3:10pm - 4:30pm KING N345
Final Exam 12/19/2023 12/19/2023 T 1:00pm - 3:00pm KING N345
Additional Course Details: 

African American Political Thought

Participants in this course will engage with important concepts in the history of African American political thought, from the early 19th century to the present. These ideas include slavery and freedom, equality and inequality, racism and segregation, and the meaning of democratic citizenship in a multiracial society.  The syllabus may include thinkers such as Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Jacobs, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, Angela Davis, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Thomas Sowell, and John McWhorter.