Monthly Archives: March 2012

Summer 2012/Fall 2012 Courses

Summer 2012

Course Number Course Name Day(s) Time Term Professor
AAST 300 Barbados and the Black Atlantic STUDY ABROAD   Maymester Roneka Matheny
AAST 300 Caribbean Social Movements and Immigration STUDY ABROAD   Maymester Robert Chase
AAST 300 Black Bodies in Cinema and Television MTWRF 7:45-9:30 Summer II Patricia Williams-Lessane
AAST 300 Hip Hop: Evolution and Impact MTWRF 11:45-1:30 Summer II Roneka Matheny


Fall 2012

Course Number Course Name Day(s) Time Professor
AAST 200 Introduction of African American Studies TR 10:50-12:05 Roneka Matheny
AAST 200 Introduction of African American Studies MWF 9:00-9:50 Anthony Greene
AAST 300 Hip Hop: Evolution and Impact MW (Express 1) 4:00-6:45 Roneka Matheny
AAST 300 Race-Ethnic Relations MWF 10:00-10:50 Anthony Greene
AAST 300 History of Black Power in the 20th Century M 4:00-6:45 Robert Chase
FYSM 170 Red, White, and Black: Race and Citizenship MW 2:00-3:15 Roneka Matheny
ENGL 216 Introduction to African American Literature TR 12:15-1:30 Valerie Frazier
ENGL 359 Contemporary American Poetry TR 1:40-2:55 Julia Eichelberger
ENGL 364 Black Women Writers MWF 10:00-10:50 Conseula Francis
HIST 216 African American History to 1865 MWF 11:00-11:50 Bernard Powers
HIST 272 Pre-Colonial Africa TR 1:40-2:55 Assan Sarr
HONS 381 History of the Civil Rights Movement MWF 1:00-1:50 Jon Hale
RELS 298 Islam in America MWF 11:00-11:50 Katie Hladky
THTR 316 African American Theater TR 12:15-1:30 Joy Vandervort-Cobb


2011-2012 AAST Awards

Call for Nominations

The African American Studies Program is now accepting nominations for the 2011-2012 Awards Ceremony, which will take place on April 10, 6:30-8:00, at the Avery Research Center. The awards and their descriptions are below. 

African American Studies Student Service Award
This award recognizes the outstanding service of a CofC student to improve the campus or broader community with respect to issues around racial equality and social justice.

African American Studies Creative Expression Award
This award recognizes the active involvement and accomplishments of a CofC student in promoting African American cultural and/or artistic life.

African American Studies Outstanding Underclassman Award
This award recognizes outstanding performance by an underclassman in an AAST course at CofC.

Eligibility:  To be eligible for these Service and Creative Expression awards, students must have taken at least two courses at CofC that count toward the AAST minor.  To be eligible for the Outstanding Underclassman Award, students must have taken at least one course at CofC that counts for the AAST minor, and have fewer than 60 earned hours.

Students may self-nominate, or faculty/staff may submit nominations for candidates.  Nominated students will be asked to submit an unofficial transcript.  Nomination letters must include a detailed explanation of how the student specifically meets the award criteria.  A review committee will select the finalists and the awards will be presented at the AAST Graduation and Awards Ceremony.

Nominations can be emailed to Dr. Conseula Francis ( or dropped off at 9 Glebe Street with Lauren Saulino.  Please be sure to include the student’s name and the award the student is being nominated for.  Nominations are due by March 26.