This course, which falls at the crossroads of English, visual studies, and comparative literature, explores the central role of film in imagining decolonization and desire as entangled narratives in the Third World.
A recent symposium related to the current Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery exhibit united scholars, artists, activists, and curators in a discussion of the history of lynching, antiracist activism, and the role of contemporary art in visualizing and confronting racial violence.
This English course explores the work of British writers in the 1930s who tried to fight rising militarism, totalitarian states, and imperial autocracy with prose and poetry.
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.”