Catalogue 2020 - 2021

ENGL 343 Literature of Africa and the African Diaspora


3 cr.


Junior standing and "C-" or better in ENGL 133, 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.