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    Sep 17, 2021  
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POLI120 JT - Black Political Thought and the Literary Imagination

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered spring 2021.
Instructor(s): S. Barndt
Credit: 1

How have black writers used literature in the service of political critique, development, resistance, transformation, and vision? What has the role of literature been in shaping black political thought? In this course, we explore black political thought and literary imagination, with a particular focus on American authors. We will consider works by writers such as James Baldwin, Octavia Butler, Martin Delany, Audre Lorde, and Toni Morrison, among others. This course is co-taught at Pomona and Scripps. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 2



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