Apr 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 538 - African American Geniuses: Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward

This course will engage with the major works of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward, two of the most celebrated African American authors of the last decade. Both are recipients of MacArthur Foundation Genius Grants, whose writing interrogates vitally important issues such as the Black Lives Matter movement, women’s rights, white privilege, race and law enforcement, racism and economic inequality.

Prerequisites & Notes
Term cycle: spring. Yearly cycle: variable offering.

Credits: 3

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