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AWS 3280 Studies in African-American Literature


A study of African American Literature and its literary movements, the course will look at African American literature in its cultural and historical contexts to examine issues of race, class, and gender, as well as cultural/social movements and their impact on literary production.  The course will cover slave narratives, the pre-Civil War and post-Reconstruction eras, the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts Movement, and post-1970/contemporary texts. It may also include neo-slave narratives, autobiographies, afro-futurism, narratives of “passing” and urban literature. This is a UCC Writing Intensive course. 

  Prerequisite(s): ENG 1500  
Credits: 3.0