AAS 271 - Introduction to Afro-American Literature
Fall 2018, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
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Instructor
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAS 111 (CAAS 111).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

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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

Schedule

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

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