Apr
8

The Lives of James Baldwin

Time

12:30pm  — 2:10pm
Attend this class taught by Professor Mariel Rodney.

Course Description:

We will examine Baldwin’s moving fictional and nonfictional works to understand his enduring legacy up through our contemporary moment. Students read Baldwin’s work through the lens of literary history, civil rights, transnational black activism, the arts, and queer theory. Major texts include The Fire Next Time, Another Country, If Beale Street Could Talk, and Giovanni’s Room.

 

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