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Black Writers I I (ABC-261)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0101-261-001
Instructor: Patricia Lespinasse
Days: Monday Wednesday 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3

This Course Is Cross Listed With 0122-263-001, Will Be Taught Os On
Mw Via Zoom.

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This course examines how 20th century Caribbean-American writers have been influenced by their Black or Hispanic heritage, and in particular, how individual, ethnic/racial, and national identity has been affected by the immigration experience. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Humanities)

Learning Goals:   1. In their written work and exams, students will demonstrate their knowledge of assigned texts by recalling significant details from the text, applying relevant historical contexts, and identifying the stylistics features that distinguish these works. 2. In their written work, exams, and class discussion, students will explicate and analyze the primary literature through relevant theoretical frameworks within African American and Caribbean literary history.3. In their formal writing, students will produce original essays that convey their interpretations of the primary literature using error-free, clear and effective, college-level prose.

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