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Charles, Julia

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  • Racial Passing, Black Girlhood, Literature for Children, African American Literature, Jessie Redmon Fauset, Harlem Renaissance, Neew Negro Renaissance, Hip Hop Studies, Popular Culture

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  • ENGL 1800 - American Ethnic Literatures
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Introduces significant fiction by ethnic Americans. Explores both the literary and the cultural elements that distinguish work by these writers. Emphasizes materials from Native American, African American, and Chicano traditions.
  • ENGL 2102 - Literary Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Provides a basic skills course designed to equip students to handle the English major. Emphasizes critical writing and the acquisition of basic techniques and vocabulary of literary criticism through close attention to poetry and prose.
  • ENGL 2737 - Survey of African American Literature 2
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Surveys African American literature from the Deprssion to the present. Same as ETHN 2732.
  • ENGL 5169 - Multicultural/Postcolonial Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Introduces graduate level study of ethnic American and/or postcolonial writing in English, including relevant theoretical discourse. Emphasizes a wide range of genres, forms, historical background, and secondary criticism. Cultivates research skills necessary for advanced graduate study. Topics will vary. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • ETHN 2732 - Survey of African American Literature 2
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Surveys African American literature from the Deprssion to the present. Same as ENGL 2737.

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