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Be a Part of History — Immerse Yourself in Civil Rights in Inaugural DukeImmerse program in Spring 2012

Noted Civil Rights Author William Chafe, Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of History, and Karin Shapiro, a social historian of the American South and South Africa, will teach four related history/documentary seminars on “Black Freedom Struggles in the 20th Century: A comparison of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa.”

Students must take all four courses simulataneously, which satisfy Areas of Knowledge ( CZ, SS) and Modes of Inquiry (CCI, EI) requirements, and small seminars.

The program includes a three-week history field trip to South Africa over spring break with travel costs covered by Duke.

Students who are interested must talk to the professors before Spring registration in November. and

Courses: History 106S.02 20th Century South African History; History 106S.03 Civil Rights Movement; History 195S.06 –Racial Justice; DocSt 190S – U.S. and South Africa . They are crosslisted in AAAS, Public Policy, and ICS.

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