Jun 24, 2022  
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Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 264 - African American Drama

FC ARHU CD
4 credits
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.
This course is cross-listed with THEA 264


This course is appropriate for new students.



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