LIT 2236 African-American Literature
This course provides an overview of the African-American literary tradition with emphasis on early slave narratives, the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Revolution and Arts Movement and contemporary social expression.
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
- Interpret the artistry of African-American literature and relate that artistry to mainstream American literature.
- Identify the outstanding characteristics of selected works of African-American authors.
- Compare and contrast the utilization of African-American authors' expression in reflecting both historical and universal issues.
- Identify trends in both historical and contemporary African-American drama.
- Identify trends in various contemporary social expressions such as spoken word, rap, and slam poetry.
Credit Hours: 3
Classroom Hours: 3