Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2023

     

FWIS 181 001 (CRN: 24164)

AFRICAN AMERICAN GRAPHIC NOVEL

Long Title: GRAPHIC BLACKNESS: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMIC BOOK TRADITION
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Messmer, David K.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR RZR 106 (9-JAN-2023 - 21-APR-2023) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Analyzing Diversity: Yes
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: 16
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 8-FEB-2023 8:01PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: This course examines the struggle for black representation in comics and graphic novels. We will discuss the unique opportunities that sequential narratives present to creators as they represent race on the page and we will examine the history of black artists working in the comic book industry.