Martin/History125A/schedule

History 125A: AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1861
Schedule

SCHEDULE OF ASSIGNMENTS:

I. THE ATLANTIC WORLD: AFRICA AND THE NEW WORLD
Aug. 31-2 Sep.: Huggins, “The Deforming Mirror of Truth”
Sep. 7-9: Wood, Black Majority, xiii-166

II. THE MAKING OF NEW WORLD AFRICANS
Sep. 14-16: Wood, Black Majority, 167-326
Sep. 21-23: Zabin, The NY Conspiracy Trials of 1741, all
Sep. 28-30: Allison, Olaudah Equiano, 1-165
Oct. 5-7: Allison, Olaudah Equiano, 165-211; Nash, Forging Freedom, 1-133
Oct. 12-14: Nash, Forging Freedom, 134-279
Oct.14: MIDTERM EXAMINATION

III. AMERICAN SLAVERY AND AMERICAN FREEDOM
Oct. 19-21: Walker's Appeal, all
Oct. 26-28: Richardson, Maria W. Stewart, all
Nov. 2-4: Greenberg, The Confessions of Nat Turner, all
Nov. 9-11: Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, xv-147

IV. AFRICAN AMERICAN STRUGGLE AND AFFIRMATION
Nov. 16-18: Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, xv-147
Nov. 18: RESEARCH PAPER DUE
Nov. 23: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, all
Nov. 25: THANKSGIVING

V. REALIZING AMERICAN FREEDOM
Nov. 30-2 Dec.: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass; “The Deforming Mirror of Truth”

FINAL EXAM: Dec. 16 5-8 pm; (ROOM; TBA)

Fall 2004