603-103-MQ LITERARY THEMES: Introduction to African American Literature

Option 65

Print-based and online course with online assignments (in English)


In this course, you will learn to apply a critical approach to literary themes. More specifically, you will develop critical analysis skills which will help you analyze themes addressed in African-American literature. Using different critical approaches, you will examine various literary works within a historical context, with the goal of understanding themes and issues raised among African-Americans since the 1700?s. From anti-slavery speeches to hip hop songs, you will see how the themes addressed are interdisciplinary and socially relevant. You will also develop a better understanding of an increasingly popular culture.

Computer resources required

To take this course, it is your responsibility to ensure you have the computer resources required to study at Cégep à distance, as well as the other materials listed below.

  • Speakers or headset

Further information

  • This course is part of the general education component common to all DCS/DECs.