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.
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.