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Academic Year 2005/2006
James Baldwin: Race, Sexuality and American Culture
CHUM 318 SP
This course explores the ways in which James Baldwin's fiction and essays provide a critique of the politics of race and sexuality in American culture. We will be particularly interested in Baldwin's complex identity as
a civil rights activist, former child preacher, world traveler, and black queer writer.
James Baldwin, THE PRICE OF THE TICKET: COLLECTED NON-FICTION, GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN, GIOVANNI'S ROOM, ANOTHER COUNTRY
Richard Wright, NATIVE SON
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly reading responses, take-home mid-term, take-home final, final paper.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
It would be helpful (but not required) if students had previously read NATIVE SON.
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- Instructor(s): Boggs,Nicholas Taylor
- Times: ...W... 05:00PM-07:50PM; Location: CFH106;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 15)
- SR. major: 0 Jr. major: 0
- SR. non-major: 8 Jr. non-major: 2 SO: 0 FR: 0
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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