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African American Literary Movements: Harlem Renaissance to Cave Canem
AFAM 228
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENGL 355, AMST 224

This course will introduce students to the three most important literary movements of African American culture: the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, and the contemporary (1996-) Cave Canem program. It will provide brief overviews of major authors and books of the first two movements, concentrating in depth on the Cave Canem movement, which is still very much alive. Course materials will include books of poetry and audio and video recordings, in addition to interviews in person or via Skype.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA AFAM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [AFAM202 or ENGL240 or AMST275]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Amer Lit)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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