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AFRS 3278 - Race in the History of Brazil

Examining the history of Brazil since Portuguese colonization, this course focuses on experiences, struggles, and debates revolving around questions of race and identity. The course interrogates the construction of a slave society, abolition, negotiation of freedom for slaves, and debates around national identity that attended the formation of the Brazilian republic and which have shaped the country in the 20th century. The Brazilian experience will be approached comparatively, using the United States and other areas of the African Diaspora for context.

Credit Hours: (3)
Cross-listed as: LTAM 3278  and HIST 3178 .
Most Recently Offered (Day): Fall 2017, Fall 2015
Most Recently Offered (Evening): Course has not been offered at this time in the past 3 years

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