ASRC 3742

ASRC 3742

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2024-2025.

When an African and an African American meet, solidarity is presumed, but often friction is the result.  In this course, we will consider how Africans and African Americans see each other through literature.  What happens when two peoples suffering from double consciousness meet?  We will examine the influence of historical forces including slavery, colonialism and pan-Africanism on the way writers explore the meeting between Africans and African Americans. Specifically we will look at how writers and political figures such as Maya Angelou, Chimamanda Adichie, Richard Wright, Eugene Robinson, Philippe Wamba, Martin Luther King Junior and Malcolm X have understood the meeting.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Distribution Category (ALC-AS, HST-AS) (CA-AG, HA-AG, LA-AG)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3732ENGL 3742SHUM 3742

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19034 ASRC 3742   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person