Course Instructor Days Times Room
ENGL4791 MCCASKILL, BARBARA MWF 2 :30 PM 0250

Topics Title
American Autobiography
Description

This class will focus on contemporary autobiographies by Americans published during and since the modern American civil rights movement. We willl study award-winning graphic memoirs, autobiographical essays, and more conventional narratives by writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pauli Murray, J. D. Vance, Joan Didion, James Baldwin, John Lewis, Lila Quintero Weaver, and Thi Bui.  We will also screen documentary films that provide historical and cultural context germane to our readings.