ELIT2030-A African Amer Lit & Experience    (Spring 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: M W F

Time: 01:00 - 01:50 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Wheatley Center 112

Seats Available: 19 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

The course focuses on texts created by African Americans which reflect the diverse thoughts, beliefs, customs, struggles, achievements, and visions of African American writers. This course teaches students the process of close reading, analysis, and interpretation of literature and invites students to make connections between literature and their experiences. The course stresses in-depth reading and concentrates on the interrelationships of literary works and the social and cultural values and beliefs reflected in and affected by those works. Some attention is given to the terminology basic to literary study and to the place of literature in a well-rounded education. The course is designed for students without prior coursework in literature.

Prerequisite: COSK1221

About The Instructor

Diane Todd Bucci, Ph.D.
Interim Department Head, English
 English Department
Professor of English & Communications Skills
 English Department
Director, Communications Skills Program, Courses I-V
 English Department

toddbucci@rmu.edu
412-397-6455 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 327

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