Professor: Corinne Bayerl
• CRN 36938: Mondays & Wednesdays, 08:30 – 09:50 @ Peterson 102
Graduation Requirement: This class will fulfill both of the following requirements: an Arts & Letters Colloquium and an International Cultures multicultural class. If you have already taken an Arts & Letters Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements: an Elective Colloquium and an International Cultures multicultural class.
This class will focus on the vibrant African-American community that settled in Paris after WWI and included writers and intellectuals such as W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, and Richard Wright. We will discuss why these writers chose to live in France as expatriates, in which ways they impacted both French and American culture, and we will consider their perspectives on race relations back home and in their adopted country. Read More