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English: D1: Harlem Ren & Negritude

ENGS 251 Z2 (CRN: 60547)

3 Credit Hours—Seats Available!

For crosslists see: ENGS 177 Z1

About ENGS 251 Z2

Recent topics: "The Beat Generation;" "Literature and Society in Modern Ireland;" "Dostoevsky's Influence on 20th Century American Literature." Prerequisite: ENGS 086; six hours at the intermediate level; Instructor permission.

Instructor

Lokangaka Losambe ()

Notes

Dates: May 19- June 27, 2014 Cross listed with ENGS 177 Z1

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Section Description

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.

Section Expectation

Students are expected to have copies of the required texts when classes start.

Evaluation

Participation: attendance and class presentations: 40% Two essays of 12 pages on assigned topics: 60%

Meetings

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Location

Lafayette Hall L102 (View Campus Map)

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