BLST 261: Reading Black Women Writing
Examines inscriptions of race, gender, class, and sexuality as they shape the literary and critical practices of black women writers. Same as GWS 261/ENGL 261.
This course also fulfills the Black Queer and Feminist Studies and Cultural Production major/minor theme requirements.
3 or 4 credit hours.
Past Texts Include
Octavia Butler, Kindred
Gwendolyn Brooks, Maud Martha
Toni Cade Bambara, Gorilla My Love
Assata Shakur, Assata: An Autobiography
Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider
Angela Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete?
Jewell Parker Rhodes, Ninth Ward