Languages of Conscience: Slave Narratives, Prison Writing, and Abolition

ENGL 1190V S01 [CRN: 24507]

We’ll read and respond to nonfiction writings that arise from chattel slavery in the U.S and one element of its afterlife, the prison system: their goals, their styles, their strategies. Writings will include analytical and creative responses to these works. The Center for Slavery and Justice will be a resource for us. Class list reduced to 17 after writing samples are reviewed during first week of classes. No pre-requisites. Writing sample required. S/NC.
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
17
Primary Instructor
Meetings
15:00 - 17:30 Wed - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
14