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Notes 08-19 - AFAM 276 Dr. Charlene Regester Office Hours-...

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Dr. Charlene Regester Office Hours- Thurs. 12:30-1:30PM 204 Battle Hall Midterms 25% Papers 50% 2 total, Oct 14 th and Nov 25 th ; 7-9 pages in length Final Exam 25%, Dec 11 th 4pm Course pack is needed Assignments : Papers—7-9 pg, Night screenings- Wednesday night extra credit 08/19/2008 Documentary- “Ethnic Notions” Portrayal of black people—songs, caricatures, film, minstrels, blackface, Ethnic caricatures- blacks with large lips, servitude, poor, no teeth, simplistic, “funny” if you look at these icons of black people long enough, you begin to see them as how they are portrayed” -Larry Levine UC Berkeley T.D. Rice (1808-1860)- famous white man who began the blackface movt. he saw poor black men in tattered clothes and imitated him on stage. Jim Crow character, developed around the dance that blacks used to “skirt” around the law immensely popular people who had never seen blacks before were exposed to them via JC dancers sambo - mixed indigenous black
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