African American Literature: Harlem Renaissance to Present (LA)

Subject associations
AAS 359 / ENG 366
Spring 2024
Kinohi Nishikawa
Registrar description

A survey of 20th- and 21st-century African American literature, including the tradition's key aesthetic manifestos. Special attention to how modern African American literature fits into certain periods and why certain innovations in genre and style emerged when they did. Poetry, essays, novels, popular fiction, a stage production or two, and related visual texts.