Please be sure to read the question carefully and address all the issues raised. At minimum, your response should contain 8 (EIGHT) well organized and constructed paragraphs.
Based on the article, "Introducing African American Studies: Systematic and Thematic Principles" (Hall 1996), provide a critical discussion of Perry Hall's conceptualization of African American Studies as a field of knowledge. Specifically discuss:
1. How Hall defined African American Studies
2. How the interaction between the external objective (systematic) forces, and the internal subjective (thematic) forces that shape the lives of black people in turn inform the parameters of African American Studies.
In your response, make sure to provide specific examples and illustrations of what Hall meant by external and internal forces.
Based on your textbook, discuss the major differences between the social, political, and economic philosophies of Booker T. Washington, and W.E.B. Du Bois in their articulation of how best to safeguard the cultural dignity, and the social and economic development of the African American community. Please make sure to discuss the extent to which their personal biographies informed their thinking. Make sure to provide specific examples and illustrations form the textbook.
Based on Molefi Asante's article "African American Studies: The Future of the Discipline," discuss the theoretical and methodological foundations/assumptions of the Afrocentric paradigm or approach to African American Studies. In your response, please make sure to discuss some of the controversies concerning the Afrocentric idea as articulated by Manning Marable and LouisGates. Make sure to provide specific examples and illustrations.
You should use this sources.
For Question#1, in the question, there is link.
For Question#2, our textbook is Anderson, Talmadge & Stewart, James. 2007. Introduction to African American Studies: Transnational Approaches and Implications. Baltimore: Black Classic Press.
For Question#3, the article is attached below.
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