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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 286 - African-American Literature: 1900- (=AFR 286)


This course introduces students to examples of African American literature and literary criticism from the 20th to 21st centuries. Major authors from the Harlem Renaissance to the Black Arts Movement and beyond will be considered alongside theoretical formulations from critics such as Barbara Christian, Michael Awkward, and Henry Louis Gates.

Satisfies the Diversity requirement of the English Department major.
Satisfies the Humanities elective in the Africana Studies major.
Satisfies elective in the Global Literary Theory Interdisciplinary minor.
Satisfies the Literary studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric requirement.
Satisfies the Cultural Diversity requirement.