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Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance
ENGL 267
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AFAM 233

Throughout the 20th century, African Americans have employed a variety of strategies toward the attainment of social, political, and economic equality. At different historical moments, specific agenda, tactics, and participants have come to forefront, yet the overall objectives remain the same. During the 1920s and 1930s, many African Americans put forth a fusion of cultural and political activism as the vanguard of the movement known as the new Negro or Harlem renaissance. This lecture course will introduce students to the key themes, objectives, artists, and activists of the era. We will explore a variety of texts including poetry, fiction, autobiography, plays, and films.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
This course will enable students to think critically about this era as well as the cultural productions created within it.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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