LIT158 HM - Zora Neale Hurston: Theories of Race, Gender, and Art

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Balseiro

Offered: Spring

Description: This seminar is designed to introduce students to Zora Neale Hurston as an ethnographer and fiction writer. Hurston was the first African American woman to graduate from Barnard College. Born in the South, highly educated in the North, a luminary amongst the talents of the Harlem Renaissance, and buried in an unmarked grave in her native Florida, Hurston's writing and life offer a unique view onto notions of race, gender, art, and class in the aftermath of Reconstruction that reverberate to this day.

HSA Course Area(s): Africana Studies; American Studies; Anthropology; Gender Studies; Literature
HSA Writing Intensive: No

This course information is from the 2021-2022 Catalog. View this publication.

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