FS 102: Black Women in American Culture
Professor: Marita Gilbert
Librarian: Cynthia Burton
We examine how black women are represented in American literature, in both academic and popular culture texts, and why black women’s intellectual thought remains marginalized despite the increase in texts about and by black women. Drawing from black feminist understandings of black womanhood, we interrogate black women’s writing from various genres and time periods to understand “when and where black women enter” American cultural discourse.
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