[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: Special Topic Course Offered for Spring 2013-Black Masculinity

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Tue Jan 15 13:50:17 EST 2013

Please share this information widely.

Begin forwarded message:
>>> SPECIAL TOPIC COURSE being offered by Dr. Mark Broomfield, a new  
>>> professor in the School of the Arts.  If you would like to  
>>> register, please email Dr. Broomfield at broomfield at geneseo.edu.   
>>> It is a great opportunity to participate in an amazing interactive  
>>> classroom experience!  Check out the details below:
>>> Black Masculinities: The Body and Performance
>>> This course explores the concept of masculinity in American and  
>>> African American culture.  Focusing on the black male body, we  
>>> will examine the contested nature of black masculine  
>>> representation, its performance, and perception in contemporary  
>>> society and culture.  This class bridges theoretical perspectives  
>>> and lived experiences of black men to reveal the tensions between  
>>> ideal notions of masculinity and their personal narratives.  We  
>>> will engage the work of scholars and artists such as James  
>>> Baldwin, Don Belton, Patricia Hill Collins, Beverley Guy-Sheftall,  
>>> Phillip Brian Harper, bell hooks, E. Patrick Johnson, Dwight  
>>> McBride, Kobena Mercer, Mark Anthony Neal, Marlon Riggs, and  
>>> others.  The class contains a performance component.
>>> *Dance 340 Special Topics:            Black Masculinities:  The  
>>> Body and Performance
>>>   MW            4:00-5:15            	     Newton 214, Schrader 152

Emilye Crosby
History Department
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
(585) 245-5375 (office phone)
crosby at geneseo.edu

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