Black Paris


Course Description

R: 3 credit hours of literature. The common and divergent experiences of African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and African travelers to the City of Light, from eighteenth-century New Orleans Creoles to twenty-first-century youth of African descent, as seen through literature, performance, film, and other arts. Issues of colonization, expatriation, immigration, exile, the Harlem Renaissance and negritude, race and diaspora, transnationalism. Credit given for only one of AAAD-A 304 and CMLT-C 363.