AAS 271 - Introduction to Afro-American Literature
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Waitlist Notes:
Instructor
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAS 111 (CAAS 111).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

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This course provides a broad survey of African American and African Diasporic literature from the 1700s to the present. Students will read poetry, fiction, autobiography, and essays by a range of authors. The guiding questions for this course will be: What does/should a black literary tradition look like? What has allowed or hindered its formation? How does African American Literature "fit in" with accepted traditions of Anglo-European literature? What desires and assumptions are we as modern readers bringing to African American literary texts? Is there such a thing as a black American aesthetic?

Class Format:

Lecture with discussion

AAS 271 - Introduction to Afro-American Literature
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
28461
Open
28
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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