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CBST 255. Radical Black Drama & Performance. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
This course focuses on a variety of playwrights who examine the predicament of blackness across a little more than a century. We pay particular attention to plays not just as artistic creations and entertainments, but also as political gestures that address that predicament. Crosslisted as ENLS 254.

Critical Black Studies (CBST)
Critical Black studies is devoted to the critical examination of the artistic, historical, literary, political and theoretical developments of the global Black experience. As a discipline, critical Black studies explores racial blackness and its relationship to the making of the modern world. It is a discipline that continues to grow out of the Black freedom struggle and is therefore committed to rigorous scholarship, community development, and ethical responsibility grounded in the histories and lived experience of Black people.