This course is an introduction to, and exploration of, the Black female body in visual and narrative cultures. It incorporates written and visual texts (including film, television, newsprint, and music) to examine the ways that visual and narrative cultures are interrelated to the lived experiences of Black girls and women. This course will also examine the various ways that the Black female body engages in cultural expression and negotiate identity in visual and narrative cultures and US society. It interrogates the interrelationships of gender, race, and class.
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