Sensorium Noir: African American Literature, Performance, and Culture

Course Number: ENGL 234
Prerequisites: Graduate Standing
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 234
Quarter: Winter 2017
Instructor: Batiste, Stephanie
Day(s): M
Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: SH 2714
Description:

In this class we’ll read trenchant recent work in Black Literary and Cultural Studies that draws on canonical theory while changing the nature and boundaries of the field. This scholarship will be paired both new and canonical writing in black literature. We will consider performance, photography, art, music and dance to amplify the interdisciplinarity of African American Literary and Cultural Studies.