|Fall Term 2021 Contemporary African-American Women Poets - 5156 - ENG 506
Prerequisites/Notes: ENG 250, ENG 260, or junior standing; or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : In this lecture/discussion course, we'll look at the great stylistic variety of poetry that Black women have been writing during the past twenty years. Students will consider poetry through the lenses of critical race and gender criticism and will write weekly short papers and a substantial research paper. Poets may include Marilyn Nelson, Natasha Trethewey, Claudia Rankine, Tracy K. Smith, Nikky Finney and others.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course, In Person Delivery