Arms & the Manosphere

Date: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
White Hall, Classroom Building 110

AAS 200-003

Intro African-American Studies

Meeting time: 
MWF 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Course Description

An interdisciplinary course which establishes the intellectual context for an examination of the African-American experience; it introduces students to the various approaches scholars use to analyze that experience. This course employs a topical framework which permits focus on issues reflecting the diversity and richness of African-American experience across geographic boundaries. Additional costs associated with field trips may be associated with this course. It is anticipated the cost will be under $50.

AAS 200-002

Intro African-American Studies

Meeting time: 
MWF 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Course Description

An interdisciplinary course which establishes the intellectual context for an examination of the African-American experience; it introduces students to the various approaches scholars use to analyze that experience. This course employs a topical framework which permits focus on issues reflecting the diversity and richness of African-American experience across geographic boundaries. Additional costs associated with field trips may be associated with this course. It is anticipated the cost will be under $50.

AAD 542-201

Grant Writing For Nonprofits

Meeting time: 
TBD TBD - TBD

Course Description

The competitive grant proposal process is the ultimate exercise in organizational capacity, yet the process itself can be elusive. In AAD 542 Grant Writing for Nonprofit Organizations, students will develop proposal writing, development, and research skills. Specific topics will include writing style and format, advanced analysis of tone, institutional prospect research, program design, strategic planning, building a case for support, identifying funding sources, creating the letter of intent, evaluation, sustainability, organizational capacity, and grant writing ethics. During this course, students will identify, work closely with, and write a complete grant proposal for a nonprofit organization of their choice.

AAD 500-201

The Arts And Artists In Society

Meeting time: 
TBD TBD - TBD

Course Description

The arts and artists have influenced concepts of love, war, religion, race, ethnicity, and gender and have helped societies face problems, celebrate accomplishments, mourn losses, beautify environments, and drive economies. The course allows students to investigate the intersection of arts and civic life. Through the exploration of topics including the intrinsic and extrinsic value of the arts; and social, economic, and political trends, students will learn the role of the arts and artists in historical and contemporary society.

Int'l Agribusiness And Food Systems

Agribusiness and farming are global industries, and managers need to be able to understand how events in other countries influence decisions made at the firm-level. This course examines the value-chains of select food and agricultural markets and the firms that provide the technology, production expertise, processing, and transformation of farm products into food entering global markets. Students will discuss supporting institutions like credit institutions, policy organizations, and regulatory agencies to show how these institutions can either foster or stifle business growth.

Sections

Intro To Analysis With Business Software

An introduction to the use of software to locate, input, manipulate, and analyze agricultural economics data and how to interpret, format, and communicate answers to related questions.

Sections

Introduction To The African Diaspora

The course will explore the making of the African Diaspora in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds through a combination of historical and ethnographic studies. How did men and women of African descent come to populate and shape the cultures, economies, and politics of the Americas and South Asia? The course will begin with an examination of African cultures in the centuries leading up to European colonization of the Americas and the advent of the Atlantic slave trade.

Sections

Venture Philanthropy

This course seeks to challenge the systemic impact of venture philanthropy and empower access by applying an Indigenous-centric approach marked by democratizing, revitalizing, and reframing.

Sections

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