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ENGS 177 – D1:HarlemRenaissance&Negritude

Credits: 3.00

Course Description: 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.

Section Description: ENGS 177 A: 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, and Hamidou Kane. Fulfills ALANA requirement; fulfills the University D1 requirement.

CRN: 92207

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 14/40

Days Time Location
TR 08:30 - 09:45 LAFAYETTE HALL L200

Instructor(s): Lokangaka Losambe

Meeting Dates: 29 Aug 2016 - 09 Dec 2016