Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

ENGL 398 001 (CRN: 25348)

SLAVERY IN 20TH C. FILM & FICT

Long Title: SLAVERY IN 20TH CENTURY FILM AND FICTION
Department: English
Instructor: Waligora-Davis, Nicole A.
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM TR HUM 120 (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 20
Section Enrolled: 7
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUN-2022 5:40PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2022  
7:00PM - 10:00PM F TBA TBA
 
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.