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ENGL 224: Survey of African American Literature

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F2i F4

This course will survey the African American literary tradition from the 1600s to the present, with a particular focus on how the musings
of African Americans capture, engage and critique the American narrative. Authors may include: Phillis Wheatley, W.E.B. Du Bois,
Charles Chesnutt, Claude McKay, Zora Neale Hurston, Gwendolyn Brooks, Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, et cetera.

Prerequisites: First-Year Writing Seminar First-Year Writing Seminar: Daily Themes, or permission of the instructor