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Course Catalog 2017-2018 
Course Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 247 - Black Popular Literature

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Comparative Literature
Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 3HU

This Course will examine the emergence of African American popular literature, or literature that exists outside of the widely accepeted canon and will examine the methods used by authors such as Zane, J California Cooper, and Omar Tyree to discuss issues such as sexuality, eroticism, incarceration, poverty, and violence. We will also deal with the politics of canonicity.
Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: M. Gadsby
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: AAST 141 or AAST 101

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