AAS 245 / ART 245

Associated course analysesIntroduction to 20th-Century African American Art F 2019

AAS235 / SOC236

Associated course analysesRace Is Socially Constructed: Now What? S 2019


This course will investigate the contours of the troubled and troubling relationship between the law and African American literature. Exploring the archives of both traditions and their canonical texts, we will ask how each informs the other’s formal and aesthetic


A historical overview of black literary expression from the 19th century to present day. Will emphasize a critical and analytical approach to considering the social, cultural, and political dimensions of African American literature. Associated course analysesTopics in African American Literature: