Fall 2023

Black Studies Thesis and Research Workshop

Listed in: Black Studies, as BLST-345


Olufemi O. Vaughan (Section 01)


This course is designed for Black Studies majors (and prospective Black Studies majors) working on Black Studies theses and other intensive research projects in African American studies and African and African diaspora studies. The course is intended to provide a scholarly community for students as they embark on the writing of their theses and research projects. The course will (a) assist students to identify primary and secondary research materials; (b) carefully explore effective research and writing strategies; (c) workshop students’ work-in-progress; (d) coordinate students' research projects with faculty advisors and the Black Studies librarian. Students are required to submit a substantive research paper at the end of the semester.

Requisite: One course in BLST. Limited to 15 students. Fall semester. Professor Vaughan.

Pending Faculty Approval

How to handle overenrollment: Registrar

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Emphasis on written work, reading, independent research, and oral presentations

BLST 345 - LEC

Section 01
Tu 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM COOP 101


Other years: Offered in Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Fall 2023, Fall 2024