AFRAM 350 A: Black Aesthetics

Winter 2024
Meeting:
TTh 4:30pm - 6:20pm / THO 135
SLN:
21884
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
GWSS 390 C
Instructor:
"BLACK POWER, SEX WORK, AND 'QUEERS': HISTORICAL APPROACHES TO BLAXPLOITATION FILM." THE COURSE CRITICALLY EXPLORES 1970 FILMS LABELED AS 'BLAXPOLOITATION". STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO READ CRITICAL ESSAYS THAT HISTORIZE FILM DURING THE 20TH CENTURY. WE WILL HEAVILY INTERROGATE HOW THE GENRE CONVEYS MEANINGS AROUND GENDER, SEX WORK, SEXUALITY, AND RACE.
Catalog Description:
Draws on both multi-media and print sources, including fiction, poetry, prose, films, polemics, historiography and speeches to explore the idea of a black aesthetic in various cultural, historical, and political contexts within the twentieth century.
GE Requirements Met:
Social Sciences (SSc)
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
March 2, 2024 - 3:17 pm