Introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of African American Studies, its relationship to other disciplines, and to social science research methodology. Students read the classic literature in the field and prepare annotated bibliographies. Topics covered may include slavery, colonialism, urbanization and migration, gender and gender construction, and intellectual movements. This course is the same as AMS 364 and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.