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BLST 490: Topics in Black Literature

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Course Description

The study and analysis of selected works of Black literature and culture for students with significant background in the field. Topics vary by semester. Same as ENGL 473.

This course also fulfills the Cultural Production and Analysis and Diasporic and Transnational Studies major/minor theme requirements.

3 or 4 credit hours.

Past Topics Include

Literatures of Decolonization

Reconstructing Anti-Blackness

Contemporary African American Cultural Studies: An Overview

From Black Studies to African American Studies and Back Again

Lynching: Histories and Representation