Catalogue 2016 - 2017

ENGL 343 Literature of Africa and the African Diaspora


3 cr.


Two 100-level writing courses with a grade of "C" or better and junior standing, or permission of English chair.

Course Description

The African continent encompasses many traditions; this course will introduce and study some of the major figures as well as the contexts in which they wrote. The relationship between African writers and writers of the African Diaspora (African American literature, Caribbean literature, Black British literature, etc.) will be delineated comparatively. This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.