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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: AFR                                     Course Number: 340                                    
Course Title: The African-American Experience in America: Comparative Racial Perspectives
Subject: Africana Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


An examination of African-American life through the works of both African-American and white writers. The course will look at the inter-relationships and differences between African-American and white perspectives. Authors such as W. E. B. Du Bois, Melville, Wright, Baldwin, Mark Twain, Faulkner, Ellison, Welty, and Baraka will be read.

Prerequisite: ENG 201; and any 200-level LIT course or HJS 250 or AFR 140
  • This course is crosslisted as:   LIT 340
Start Date:    06/30/2013                         End Date: