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Black Women’s Health in the Age of Hip Hop & HIV/AIDS

Overview This course will serve as the inaugural course offering under the newly established capstone service-learning course designation ADST 483. We will explore interchanges among critical race theory, black feminist thought, and black women’s health, with emphasis on the role that the HIV/AIDS crisis has played in networking these discourses at the site of hip hop-inflected literary, artistic, and musical representations of black women’s bodies. Required readings for the course will include Quinn Gentry’s Black Women’s Risk for HIV: Rough Living (2007); Tricia Rose’s Longing to Tell: Black Women Talk about Sexuality & Intimacy (2004); Dorie Gilbert and Ednita Wright’s…

Hip Hop, HIV/AIDS and African & African Diaspora Studies

Overview This course examines hip hop and HIV/AIDS for the insight each offers into the histories, cultures, and lives of black people. You will learn how to formulate viable research questions about the interrelated discourses of hip hop and HIV/AIDS. You will learn how to conduct research that explores answers to these questions. You will complete required service-learning assignments that provide opportunities for applying ideas and thoughts generated by class discussions to K-12 education. Through the use of instructional tools and resources derived from hip hop culture, and collaboratively designed by ADST 330 students, you will instruct students at the…

Adolescent Psychology

Adolescence is a transitional period in the human life span, linking childhood and adulthood. Understanding the meaning of adolescence is important because adolescents are the future of any society. Course Description This course examines salient issues concerning adolescent development. The focus will be on adolescent development as influenced by diverse contexts. Particular attention will be given to the challenges and strengths associated with adolescent development in New Orleans and other urban cities. The course format includes lectures and discussion. Each class meeting I will lecture on specific topic to be covered. Each student is expected to be ready to discuss…

Research Methods in Urban Communities

PSYC 439 RESEARCH METHODS IN URBAN COMMUNITIES Section 01: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 10:00-10:50 Location: Mechanical Engineering Bldg., room 206 Instructor: Michael Cunningham, Ph.D. Office: Percival Stem Hall, Room 3038 Telephone: 862 3308 Email: mcunninl@tulane.edu Office Hours: Wednesdays, 1 2:30 p.m. and by appointment Course Description: This lecture course that includes a mandatory laboratory section and service learning experience will cover several themes: (1) basic research methods used in applied psychology research, (2) understanding of learning outside of a traditional classroom, and (3) an emphasis on integrating both quantitative and qualitative research methods with community engagement strategies. Course Objectives: Students…

Research Methods in Urban Communities

PSYC 439 RESEARCH METHODS IN URBAN COMMUNITIES Section 01: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 10:00-10:50 Location: Mechanical Engineering Bldg., room 206 Instructor: Michael Cunningham, Ph.D. Office: Percival Stem Hall, Room 3038 Telephone: 862 3308 Email: mcunninl@tulane.edu Office Hours: Wednesdays, 1 2:30 p.m. and by appointment Course Description: This lecture course that includes a mandatory laboratory section and service learning experience will cover several themes: (1) basic research methods used in applied psychology research, (2) understanding of learning outside of a traditional classroom, and (3) an emphasis on integrating both quantitative and qualitative research methods with community engagement strategies. Course Objectives: Students…