|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
African American Literature from 1920s to Present
- Course Number: ENGL 40BB
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- Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 40BB
- Quarter: Winter 2021
This course examines the relationship between working-class and/or grassroots activism and the development of African American literature from the 1930s to the present. Introduces students to key African American political and literary movements of the 20th and 21st centuries including the Black Left and urban realism, Civil Rights Movement and Black modernism, Black Power and the Black Arts Movement, the Black Feminist Movement and Black Women’s literature, and The Movement for Black Lives and Afrofuturism. Students will read relevant authors and engage associated theories from each period.