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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Spring 2009

ANT 391 • Black Women in National Politics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30080 M
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
EPS 1.130KA
James

Course Description

Students will study U.S. political history and electoral and grassroots campaigns from the 1960s to the present day. This seminar examines black women's electoral campaigns or those elected and/or appointed to national office from the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson to the administration of George W. Bush. Women studied include Fannie Lou Hamer, Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, Cynthia McKinney, Maxine Waters, Barbara Lee, and Condoleeza Rice. Students will compile a portfolio/case study of their selected politician(s) and analyze her contributions to or critiques of U.S. domestic/foreign policies.

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