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Introduction to African-American Literature

Description:
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.

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4511 TuTh
12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
Morris,Suzanne Y04-4130
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 30
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: International

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7828 TuTh
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Nuruddin,Yusuf W02-0126
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 19
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: International

2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01C 5097
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ON-LINE
Session: Cont. Education Online Session
Class Dates: 01/30/2017 - 05/05/2017
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 11
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: Diversity Area: International