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ENGL 212
African-American Literature


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Focuses on the study of major African-American writers. Formerly LIT 212.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the primary function of narrative in all literature; to craft a meaning and context for our lives
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the historical development of African American Literature from slave narratives to contemporary literature that focuses on the African American experience
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the racism, slavery experience, and search for equality that accompanies African American Literature
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the oral traditions in African American Literature, especially in spirituals, sermons, gospel, blues, and rap music
  • Explore in reading, discussion and writing at least one classic writer from the Harlem Renaissance period (for example, Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston)
  • Explore in reading, writing and discussion at least one classic writer from the Civil Rights Era (for example, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, and/or Gwendolyn Brooks)
  • Explore in reading, writing and discussion at least one contemporary African American writer (for example, Alice Walker and/or Toni Morrison)

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.