2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG315: The Harlem Renaissance

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Literature
In the first half of the twentieth century New York City was the center of a remarkable African-American movement that came to be known as the Harlem Renaissance. Writers, thinkers, artists, and musicians from all over the country gathered in this vibrant section of Manhattan to live and work, and such dynamic figures as Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Alain Locke, Countee Cullen, Duke Ellington and Jacob Lawrence changed the face of American culture. In this interdisciplinary course, students will read the literature, study the philosophy, hear the music, and view the artworks of this exciting period in American history.
Theme: Defining the American Experience