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Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

CCFA 202 - Arts and Cultures of the Slave South

An exploration of the interrelations between history, material and visual cultures, music, and literature in the formation of Southern identities. The course covers subjects ranging from the archaeology of seventeenth-century Virginia and the formation of African American spirituals, to creolization and ethnicities in Louisiana, to the plantation architectures of the big house and outbuildings and the literary traditions of antebellum women. Students are introduced to the interpretive methods central to a wide range of disciplines, from archaeology and anthropology, to art and architectural history, to material culture, literature, and musicology. (Y)

Credits: 3