Interdisciplinary topics in African American literature and culture. Representative topics include: The Harlem Renaissance and Negritude; Publishing Blackness. May repeat for credit with different content. Pre/co-requisite: Three hours in English courses numbered ENGS 005 - ENGS 096; Sophomore standing.
Lokangaka Losambe ()
Dates: May 19 - June 27, 2014 Cross listed with ENGS 251 Z2
Summer 2014 ENGS 177 & 251 Cross-listed: Harlem Renaissance and Negritude ( Losambe) The Harlem Renaissance Movement is believed to have played a great role in the emergence of the African and West Indian Negritude Movement in Paris in the early 1930s. This course explores points of connection and disconnection between these two most prominent 20th-century Black cultural movements and their relevance to contemporary pan-African literary production. Authors include Claude Mckay, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Alain Locke, Jean Toomer, Sterling Brown, Gwendolyn Bennett, Helene Johnson, Arna Bontemps, Aime Cesaire, Leopold Senghor, Leon Damas, David Diop, Rene Maran, and Hamidou Kane. Fulfills ALANA requirement; fulfills the University D1 requirement.
Students will be expected to have copies of the required texts when classes start.
Participation: attendance and class presentations: 40 Two assignments of 10 pages each on assigned topics: 60%
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