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BALLOTS AND BULLETS: US LITERATURE AND CIVIL RIGHTS
This course considers literature that produced, reflected, and reacted to the emergence of the various American civil rights movements. Approaches will vary but likely topics include: the revolution and founding; “Indian Removal” and indigenous rights; slavery, abolition, and Jim Crow; women’s rights and feminism; the sexual revolution and queer identity.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020-1999 or permission of the Department.