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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 264 - African American Drama

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, CD

This class surveys plays written by Black Americans with an emphasis on works of the late 20th century. An overview of the history of African-American performance is followed by reading and discussion of current criticism and a wide selection of plays by writers such as James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Adrienne Kennedy, Langston Hughes, Ntozake Shange, August Wilson, and George Wolfe. Requirements include papers, journals and scene work. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Instructor: C. Jackson-Smith
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with THEA 264.

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