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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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FLS 2315 - Literature of the African Diaspora in the Americas

Credits: 3 hrs
Literature of the African Diaspora in the Americas is designed to introduce students to English translations of literary works originally composed in the languages offered in the Department of World Languages and Cultures.  These texts will be studied within the framework of major literary and ideological movements that defined a Black aesthetics in the Americas.  Principally, the course analyzes the concept of an African Diaspora and its impact on the literary expressions about the African presence and contributions in the Americas. The geographic scope of the course (from the Seward Pennisula to Patagonia) makes it amendable to different approaches and can be taught by any member of the faculty in the department.
General Education Designation: Yes
Student Learning Outcome: Critical Thinking
Area of Knowledge: Literature
Curricular Theme: Globalization
Latest Update(s) Approved by Academic Standards and Curriculum: May 14, 2013