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Fall 2009 - Springfield
Oct 07, 2015
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AAS 261 - Survey of African American Literature
This course surveys the great diversity in African American literature from the colonial era up to the present. Special attention is given to the vernacular tradition and its effects on the creative production of Black people in the U. S. although some Caribbean and African authors maybe read. Various interdisciplinary and critical frameworks will be presented to facilitate comprehension and discussion of course material, including audio/visual selections. Course Information: This course fulfills a general education requirement at UIS in the area of Humanities.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergrad - Springfield
Schedule Types: Lecture-Discussion

African-American Studies Department

Course Attributes:
UIS: Humanities

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