ENGL234 - African-American Literature and Culture
0101, 0201 - Lewis Gleich

An exploration of the stories black authors tell about themselves, thei communities, and the nation as informed by time and place, gender, sexuality, and class. African American perspective themes such as art, childhood, sexuality, marriage, alienation and mortality, as well as representations of slavery, Reconstruction, racial violence and the Nadir, legalized racism and segregation, black patriotism and black ex-patriots, the optimism of integration, and the prospects of a post-racial America.

Also offered as AASP298L. Credit will be granted for one of the following: AASP298L or ENGL234.