African American Theater and Performance History

Examination of African American literary texts within their archival context; how texts were planned, composed, revised, and received in their time. Students pair texts with archival materials from Beinecke Library, including manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera. Readings include Lorraine Hansberry, Langston Hughes, James Weldon Johnson, August Wilson, and Richard Wright.

Also AFAM 212

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
221
W 9:25am-11:15am
Hu
Spring
New English Distribution: 
20/21 C Lit