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Africana Studies

Summer 2007


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



AFST 261  Black Literature: Twentieth Century (AH)                3 credits
The development of black literature of the Americas and of Africa in the 20th century. Emphasis on such topics as race pride and consciousness, the Harlem Renaissance, Negritude, the new black consciousness, literature of exile, folk themes in modern writings, interconnections between writers from different regions and hemispheres, and cross-currents between black literature and other literatures. Note: Also listed as ENGL 261. This course is a sequel to AFST 260, but it may be taken concurrently or independently. For more information contact ctemple@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets AH.
[0001] 6060 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             TEMPLE, C
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV108)


AFST 347  Women and the Media: Myths, Images and                  3 credits
          Voices (AH)                                       
Hybrid Couse - In this course, we will define media and examine diverse and complex modes of communication. We will analyze images of women in the media in terms of race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender. As consumers and producers of media, we will become a critical media audience, increasing our media literacy. This course will explore careers for women in the media. We will utilize the media as tools for activism in empowering women on local and global levels, and we will research how others are using the media to create positive change for women. Note: Also listed as ENGL 322, GWST 322 and MLL 322. For more information contact jodik@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP:N/A. GFR:Meets AH.
[0002] 6050 Meets 05/29/2007 - 07/06/2007             KELBER-KAYE, J
            W..........9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 237)


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