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LIT 80I - 01   Topics in American Culture

2021 Summer Quarter

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Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
71171
Type
Lecture
Credits
5 units
General Education
TA
Status
Open
Available Seats
31
Enrollment Capacity
50
Enrolled
19
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

A history of one or more cultural genres in written, visual, and/or musical forms. Course topic changes; please see the Class Search for the current topic. May be repeated for credit.

Class Notes

From the Instructor: This course introduces students to sequential art through engagement with three comics, one graphic novel, and contemporary comics scholarship. Primary texts for the course belong to an emerging genre of Afrofuturist comics that center black womxn and intervene in dominating tropes of black female characters in popular culture. These texts rely on elements of science fiction, fantasy, magic, and dystopian imaginaries to animate Afrocentric cosmologies, futuristic technologies, and non-Western ways of being and communing.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
TuTh 01:00PM-04:30PM Remote Instruction Wagner,K.L.
Grady,K.
06/21/21 - 07/23/21
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