The South in Black and White

Course Number: 
DOCST 326.01 / 726S. 01
Course Instructor: 
Tim Tyson, Mary Williams
CDS, Bridges 007
Days and Times: 
Tu 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Focus on present-day and historical documentary traditions in American South, with an emphasis on call and response between black and white cultures. The arts and humanities as embedded in particular histories and cultures found in the South, and as performed in music and theater; and portrayed in documentary films, civil rights photography, Southern literature, and historical and autobiographical writing. Includes historical texts, oral histories and testimonies of living persons, along with documentary films, photographs, and writings from people in Durham and elsewhere in the region.