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Kevin Gaines

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Institute of African-American and African Studies
Office location and address
102 Amphitheater Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
AAS 2500: Topics Course in Africana Studies
Credits: 3
Lower-level topics course: reading, class discussion, and written assignments on a special topic in African-American and African Studies Topics change from term to term, and vary with the instructor.
AAS 2559: New Course in African and African American Studies
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of African and African American Studies
HIUS 3652: Afro-American History since 1865
Credits: 3
Studies the history of black Americans from the Civil War to the present.
HIUS 3671: African American Freedom Movement, c 1945-Present
Credits: 3
This course examines the history and legacy of the African American struggle for civil rights in twentieth century America. It provides students with a broad overview of the civil rights movement -- the key issues, significant people and organizations, and pivotal events -- as well as a deeper understanding of its scope, influence, legacy, and lessons for today
AAS 4080: Thesis
Credits: 3
Second-semester DMP students should enroll in this course to complete their theses.
AAS 4501: Advanced Research Seminar in History & AAS
Credits: 4
Reading, class discussion, and research on a special topic in African-American and African Studies culminating in the composition of a research paper. Topics change from term to term, and vary with the instructor. Primarily for fourth-year AAS and History students--double majors and others. Crosslisted with the History major seminar.
HIUS 4501: Seminar in United States History
Credits: 4
The major seminar is a small class (not more than 15 students) intended primarily but not exclusively for history majors who have completed two or more courses relevant to the topic of the seminar. The work of the seminar results primarily in the preparation of a substantial (ca. 25 pp. in standard format) research paper. Some restrictions and prerequisites apply to enrollment. See a history advisor or the director of undergraduate studies.
AAS 5559: New Course in African and African American Studies
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of African and African American Studies.
AAS 7000: Introduction to Africana Studies
Credits: 3
This is an introductory course that will survey selected recent and classic texts in the interdisciplinary fields of African American, African, and Caribbean Studies. By the end of the course, students will be prepared to identify and understand major themes that have shaped the development of the discipline of Africana Studies.
HIUS 7559: New Course in United States History
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of United States history.
HIST 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
HIUS 9026: African American History since 1865
Credits: 3
Course readings include a selection of field-defining works of African American history, from Reconstruction to the modern U.S. civil rights movement. Themes to be discussed include African American leadership, African American political behavior, analyses of the political economy of race, literary and cultural production, Black nationalism, mass social movements, the criminal justice system, and African American gender politics.
HIST 9999: Dissertation Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the dissertation director.