Through the lens of Zora Neale Hurston's life and work as an anthropologist, this course examines the following:  the politics of language and inequality, the perils and sanctity of segregation and the value of imagination in ethnographic writing.  Works to be examined during the course are Hurston's biography, excerpts from her autobiography, plays, short stories, critical essays and one of her many novels.

Satisfies a major requirement in Africana Studies (Geographical Region: North America).
Satisfies a major and minor requirement in Anthropology.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.



Class Details
Course AFR 301
Section 0
CRN 20006
Time T
Time 0110 - 0400pm
Building 2130 CHAM
Instructor Laurian Bowles
Max 15
Current 0
Remaining 15
Semester Spring 2022