12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR
Section Information for Fall 2021
This course is a contemporary examination of how and why Black women use their voices in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The course is a literary exposition of Black women writers centered on honoring the works of Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison. Themes of agency, power, loss, violence, silence and independence will be extensively examined while constructions of family, race and society will be challenged. This course will use the semester to highlight the politics of voice and its role in contemporary society. The course is a reflection on how Black women writers retain, recover and regain their voices.
WMST 300: DL1 is a distance learning section. Students will be required to meet synchronously during scheduled meeting times.
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