May 29, 2020  
Course Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Course Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 264 - African American Drama


Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD

This class surveys plays written by Black Americans from the post-slavery period through 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: 12
Instructor: C. Jackson-Smith

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with THEA 264.
This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
English



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