This English course examines literary and artistic horror by black artists (including Charles Chestnutt, Gwendolyn Brooks, Victor LaValle, the Geto Boys, Childish Gambino, and Jordan Peele) as a way to explore racial identity and oppression.
The English major is returning for a second year as the summer fellow with BlackStar Film Festival, which “showcases films by black people from around the world.”
For her thesis, the English major and Spanish minor examined the intersections of blackness and femininity in Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple.”
The English major is combining his interests in law and higher education as the development coordinator at the University of San Francisco School of Law.
The English major with a concentration in gender and sexuality studies combined her interests in queer and performance studies for her thesis on “Belle Reprieve.”