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English (ENGL)

ENGL 431 (US) (AM ST 475) Black American Writers (3 per semester, maximum of 6) A particular genre or historical period in the development of Black American literature.

ENGL 431 (AM ST 475) Black American Writers (3)

A study of a particular genre or historical period in the development of Black American literature. This course will allow faculty and students to focus a semester's study on a particular genre, theme, or problem in African-American literature. The flexibility of the course will allow faculty a forum in which to share current scholarship or to relate issues in African-American literature to larger school-wide themes in a classroom environment. Because of the potential variety of topics and faculty members, specific evaluation methods will be determined by the instructor and specified in the syllabus. The course will be offered once every two years with an expected enrollment of 25 students. The course satisfies the "area" requirement in culture for American Studies majors.

General Education: None
Diversity: US
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 orENGL 030

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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