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The South in Black and White (Honors Option)

This elective class will engage in discussions centered on present-day and historical documentary traditions in the American South, with an emphasis on call and response between black and white cultures. The arts and humanities as embedded histories and cultures found in the South, and as performed in music and theater; and portrayed in documentary films, civil rights photography, Southern literature, and historical and autobiographical writing. The class will culminate with an optional trip to Montgomery, AL visiting the Equity and Justice Museum, Rosa Parks Museum, a walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, and a visit to Dr. King’s Church on Dexter Avenue.