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ENG 117
20th-Century African American Literature
Fall

This course will investigate some of the literary forms, artistic strategies, and intellectual concerns that shaped and defined African American literature during the 20th century. Writers may include DuBois, Hughes, Hurston, Baldwin, Wright, Himes, Morrison, Shange, Lorde, and others. The course will also focus on the sociopolitical and historical context for these writers and their works.
Offered every other year beginning 2018-19.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Ajuan Mance

Prerequisite:
ENG 001

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ENG 147

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Multicultural Perspectives,

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Contemporary Writers Series

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580 Split, Creative Writing Journal of Literature & Art

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P: 510.430.2217
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Last Updated: 6/23/17