Please find below the syllabus for my class entitled Seeing Double: African American Literature. All classes will be live on Facebook in a private group created for this class on Mondays from 7:30-8:30.
Monday, March 15: The Signifying Monkey
Monday, March 22: Jupiter Hammon and Phillis Wheatley
Monday, March 29: Double Talk in Phillis Wheatley — The Amazing Performing Pet
Monday, April 5: The Slave Narratives of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs
Monday, April 12: Of Race and Gender: Sojourner Truth
Monday, April 19: Two Sides of the Same Coin: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois
Monday, April 26: Living in Two Worlds: Passing, a novel by Nella Larsen
Monday, May 3: Paul Lawrence Dunbar: “We Wear the Mask”
Monday, May 10: The Double Talk of Langston Hughes
Monday, May 17: Striving Creates a Hole: The Street, by Ann Petry
Monday, May 24: Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man
Monday, May 31: Redefining [Black] Womanhood: Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison
Monday, June 7: Gender and Race Revisited: Audre Lord
Monday, June 14: Liquid Time: The Works of Octavia Butler
Monday, June 21: Modern Voices Double Up: Dr. Ibram Kendi, Ta-Nahesi Coates, Amanda Gorman
Monday, June 28: Does the Double Still Exist Today?
If you are interested pleased comment here or contact me at facebook.com/mjclayman. I will then add you to the Facebook group.