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ENGS 177 – D1:Harlem Renaissance&Negritud

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; minimum Sophomore standing.

Section Description: ENGS 177 : 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, Zora Neal Hurston, Gwendolyn Bennett, Helene Johnson, Arna Bontemps, Aimé Césaire, Leopold Senghor, Leon Damas, and David Diop. Fulfills CRES requirement; fulfills the University D1 requirement.

CRN: 13971

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 26/40

Days Time Location

Instructor(s): Lokangaka Losambe

Meeting Dates: 16 Jan 2018 - 04 May 2018