One of the really important underlying principles of the fields of African and African American, American and Global Gender Studies is that history/literature look different from different perspectives. For this assignment, you will write a paper in which you analyze a historical event/process/theme, literary or other text, or cultural symbol from any standpoint relevant to your major (e.g., from that of women, African Americans, Native Americans, etc.).

Discuss the standard interpretation, give your own interpretation from your chosen perspective, and give an analysis of the historical/textual evidence that supports your position