AFRSTY100-01A Introduction to African-American Literature (with Suzanne Morris)

AFRSTY100-01A Introduction to African-American Literature (with Suzanne Morris)

This survey course examines the writings of African-Americans who have made unique contributions to the African-American literary tradition. The course explores these writings in terms of their sociohistorical context, making use of analyses of character, plot, and symbolism. It gives particular attention to the writers' roles as social critics. Among the writers whose work may be considered are Frederick Douglass, Jean Toomer, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Ernest Gaines, George Jackson, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Online

Day(s) and Time(s):

May 26-Jul 9

Diversity:

I

Availability:

Registration for Summer Session I is closed.
Class Number:2167_Smr2020
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Important Dates
Session 1 classes start: May 26, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 100% refund: May 28, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 50% refund: June 2, 2020
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