African American Studies

An intensive introduction to African American political thought that focuses on major ideological trends and political p
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  • Lectures 9
  • Video 9.5 Hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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An intensive introduction to African American political thought that focuses on major ideological trends and political philosophies as they have been applied and interpreted by African Americans. Elements of the class include debates and conflicts in black political thought, historical contest of African American social movements, and discussions of the relationship between black political thought and major trends in Western thought. Mark Sawyer is an Associate Professor of African American Studies and Political Science at UCLA and the Director of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics. He also has interest in the area of race, immigration and citizenship around the globe. He is a member of the American Political Science Association, and the National Conference of Black Political Scientists.

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01:08:06
Lecture Title: "Radical Egalitarianism"January 15th, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
01:37:48
Lecture Title: "Radical Egalitarianism"January 22nd, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
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Lecture Title: "Black Marxism"February 3rd, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program, which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
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Lecture Title: "Dissolution Liberalism"February 10th, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
56:15
Lecture Title: "Black Conservatism"February 17th, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
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Lecture Title: "Black Debate"February 19th, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
58:52
Lecture Title: "Black Feminism and Women's Rights"February 24th, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
02:04:04
Lecture Title: "Rap and Popular Culture"March 3rd, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla
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Lecture Title: "Music and Popular Culture"March 5th, 2009Mark Q. Sawyer lectures as a part of UCLA's African American Studies Program which seeks to provide students with a comprehensive and multidisciplinary introduction to the crucial sociocultural and social justice issues facing African Americans and their counterparts in other areas of the African diaspora today.Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement. See all the UCLA African American Studies M114C classes in this series: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list...* See more courses from UCLA: http://www.youtube.com/uclacourses* See more from UCLA's main channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ucla

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