Apr 23, 2018  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Course Catalog 2018-2019
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AAST 247 - Black Popular 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
This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Comparative Literature


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