Black Masculinities in Literature, Film, and Visual Culture

With particular emphasis on mid-twentieth century American culture, this seminar will examine complex - and often contradictory - iterations of race and gender in works of literary and visual culture produced by and about African American men.  We will explore the work of: Shirely Clarke, Chester Himes, Iceberg Slim, Alice Walker, Melvin Van Peebles, Samuel Delany, James Baldwin, Robert Deane Pharr, Eldridge Cleaver, Amiri Baraka, and more.

Additional Information

Faculty: Robert Reid-Pharr
Time: Th, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Course website
WOMGEN 1273

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2016