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ENGL 330 P - Slavery and Identity

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Explores slavery in the Americas through its representation in literature over time. Using a variety of disciplinary approaches, we will look at the enslaved, the enslavers, and the middle merchants who facilitated the slave trade, and will examine the experience of slavery and the economic, political, religious, and scientific justifications used to maintain it. We will also examine the African cultural traditions from which the slaves emerged and the aspects of it that lent to creation of the new U.S. culture.

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Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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