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Survey of African American Theater
THEA 323
Fall 2011 not offered
Crosslisting: FGSS 323, AFAM 323, AMST 299

This course surveys the dynamism and scope of African American dramatic and performance traditions. Zora Neale Hurston's 1925 play "Color Struck" and August Wilson's 2006 play "Gem of the Ocean" serve as bookends to our exploration of the ways in which African American playwrights interweave various customs, practices, experiences, critiques, and ideologies within their work.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Amer Lit)(ENGL-Race&Ethn)(ENGL-TLF Conc)(FGSS)(THEA)

Last Updated on MAY-29-2020
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