Women in the Black Freedom Movement: Using Archives: Intro

Course Description and Structure

CE340 Course Learning Outcomes:

1. To identify, describe, and discuss women's contributions to black freedom intellectual and activist movements, and attendant social, economic, and political realities;

2. To analyze and describe Christian perspectives on black freedom;

3. To articulate contextually informed and world-engaged theological perspectives on women's contributions to and leadership of the Black Freedom Movement;

4. To develop skills necessary to engage in respectful and fruitful dialog including to gain clarity about our own situatedness, our own forms of questioning, and our own positions with acknowledgement of their limitations; and

5. To develop writing and thinking skills: description, comparison, interpretation, and criticism.

Archives Workshop Outcomes:

1. Students will understand the differences between and relevance of primary, secondary, and tertiary sources;
2. Students will understand what an archive is and what it may include; 
3. Students will be able to read and understand archival finding aids; 
4. Students will be able to cite an archival source; 
5. Students will see how archives can answer some research questions, but not others;
6. Students will understand some of the dynamics of power and authority as they relate to archival research.


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