Spring 2012

Representing Slavery

Listed in: Black Studies, as BLST-435  |  English, as ENGL-466  |  Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-314


Marisa Parham (Section 01)


[before 1800]  (Offered as ENGL 466, BLST 435 [US], and FAMS 314.)  Mining a variety of archives in search of captivity narratives created by American slaves and their progeny, this class will use its materials to consider larger questions regarding the overlapping roles of voice, testimony, trauma, and narrative in cultural and historical understanding.  Work for this semester will culminate in the production of a multimedia research project, but no previous familiarity with media production is required.

Junior/Senior seminar. Limited to 15 students.  Spring semester.  Professor Parham.

If Overenrolled: Over-enrollment will be handled on a case-by-case basis by the instructor.


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2012