ENGL 427. Queer Black Literature. 3 Hours.
An inquiry into lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gay literature written by Black authors in the 20th and 21st centuries. Special emphasis will be placed on historical context, formations of non-normative personal and cultural identities, and the concepts of queering and eroticizing aesthetic production and political activism.
Prerequisite: Any 200-level ENGL course with a D or better.