African-American & Black Lit


Dutchess Community College

  • Semester
    Fall 2023
  • Instructor
    Willie Morris
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Through a study of selected works from African-American and Black Diasporic writers of the novel, short story, drama, autobiography and poetry, students will engage in an exploration of Black authors in the United States and globally. This course will address the diversity of Black communities as they encounter concepts like Black Womanhood and Black Masculinities, Black Joy, Class, Colorism, Black Sexualities and ueerness, Disability, Misogynoir, Black Migrations and movements toward Social Justice in resistance to antiblackness highlighting the connections between present and past cultural issues impacting Black communities.
Prerequisites: ENG 102.
General Education Area(s): Humanities
Course Area: English & Literature
Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
Dates: 08-28-2023 - 12-16-2023
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Instructor: Willie Morris
Local Course ID: 23FA_DUT_ENG224_1
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