Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ENGL 398 - SLAVERY IN 20TH C. FILM & FICT

Long Title: SLAVERY IN 20TH CENTURY FILM AND FICTION
Department: English
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course studies how twentieth century reconstructions of slavery in American literature and film engage contemporary anxieties regarding race, gender, sexuality, and national identity. These neo-slave narratives often critique modernity; challenge how we think about history, evidence, memory, and trauma; and trouble narrative conventions.
Course URL: http://www.english.rice.edu