African American Religious History (Fall 2021, T/TH 12:30-1:50 pm)

This seminar is an examination of African American religious history and culture from 1526 - 2020. Beginning with the 16th-century transatlantic slave trade, 20th-century civil rights activism, and the current Black Lives Matter movement, students will explore the formation of black religious communities, migrations, and social movements throughout US history.