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0174 - 文討:美國與黑奴遺魂 Seminar: America and the Specter of Slavery


教育目標 Course Target

Course Objectives 1. Have a better understanding of the history of slavery and its impact on American literature. 2. Be aware of the problems of representation of black Americans in literature and how black authors, playwrights, and filmmakers have attempted to counter this. 3. Be introduced to and have a basic working knowledge of the ideas inherent in critical race theory. 4. Be able to apply these ideas to the problems of race and representation in Taiwan. 5. High levels of English language proficiency in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. 6. Academic writing skill in research. Course Objectives Have a better understanding of the history of slavery and its impact on American literature. 2. Be aware of the problems of representation of black Americans in literature and how black authors, playwrights, and filmmakers have attempted to counter this. 3. Be introduced to and have a basic working knowledge of the ideas inherent in critical race theory. 4. Be able to apply these ideas to the problems of race and representation in Taiwan. 5. High levels of English language proficiency in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. 6. Academic writing skill in research.


參考書目 Reference Books

Course Materials
The two main texts for this course are:
Morrison, Toni. Home. New York: Vintage, 2012. Print.
Wilson, August. The Piano Lesson. New York: Plume, 1990. Print.
A course packet containing the following materials will also be provided:
Welty, Eudora. "A Worn Path." The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. New York: Harcourt, 1980. 142-149. Print.
Faulkner, William. “That Evening Sun.” The Collected Stories of William Faulkner. New York: Vintage, 1995. 289-305. Print.
O’Connor, Flannery. “The Artificial Nigger.” The Complete Stories. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1971. 249-270. Print.
Wright, Richard. “The Man Who Lived Underground.” Eight Men. New York: HarperCollins, 1996. 19-84. Print.
Baldwin, James. “Notes on a Native Son.” The Norton Anthology of African American Literature 2nd Edition. Ed. Henry Louis Gates JR. and Nellie Y. McKay. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004. 1713-27. Print.
Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. The Norton Anthology of American Literature 7th Edition. Ed Nina Baym. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2008. 924-98. Print.
Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. The Norton Anthology of African American Literature 2nd Edition. Ed. Henry Louis Gates JR. and Nellie Y. McKay. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004. 279-310. Print.
Washington, Booker T., “The Atlanta Exposition Address.” The Norton Anthology of African American Literature 2nd Edition. Ed. Henry Louis Gates JR. and Nellie Y. McKay. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2004. 594-601. Print.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. New York: Signet Classics, 2005. Print.
Chestnutt, Charles W.. The Marrow of Tradition: A Norton Critical Edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. Print.

Course Materials
The two main texts for this course are:
Morrison, Toni. Home. New York: Vintage, 2012. Print.
Wilson, August. The Piano Lesson. New York: Plume, 1990. Print.
A course packet containing the following materials will also be provided:
Welty, Eudora. "A Worn Path." The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. New York: Harcourt, 1980. 142-149. Print.
Faulkner, William. “That Evening Sun.” The Collected Stories of William Faulkner. New York: Vintage, 1995. 289-305. Print.
O’Connor, Flannery. “The Artificial Nigger.” The Complete Stories. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 1971. 249-270. Print.
Wright, Richard. “The Man Who Lived Underground.” Eight Men. New York: HarperCollins, 1996. 19-84. Print.
Baldwin, James. “Notes on a Native Son.” The Norton Anthology of African American Literature 2nd Edition. Ed. Henry Louis Gates JR. and Nellie Y. McKay. New York: WW Norton & Company, 2004. 1713-27. Print .
Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself. The Norton Anthology of American Literature 7th Edition. Ed Nina Baym. New York: WW Norton & Company, 2008. 924-98. Print.< Br /> Jacobs, Harriet. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. The Norton Anthology of African American Literature 2nd Edition. Ed. Henry Louis Gates JR. and Nellie Y. McKay. New York: WW Norton & Company, 2004. 279-310. Print.
Washington, Booker T., "The Atlanta Exposition Address." The Norton Anthology of African American Literature 2nd Edition. Ed. Henry Louis Gates JR. and Nellie Y. McKay. New York: WW Norton & Company, 2004. 594-601. Print.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. New York: Signet Classics, 2005. Print.
Chestnutt, Charles W.. The Marrow of Tradition: A Norton Critical Edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. Print.


評分方式 Grading

評分項目 Grading Method 配分比例 Grading percentage 說明 Description
Research PaperResearch Paper
Research Paper
30
Research Paper PresentationResearch Paper Presentation
Research Paper Presentation
10
Weekly JournalsWeekly Journals
Weekly Journals
20
Participation and attendanceParticipation and attendance
Participation and attendance
10
Presentation on one week’s topicPresentation on one week’s topic
Presentation on one week’s topic
20
Student lead discussionStudent lead discussion
Student lead discussion
10
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學分 Credit:2-0
上課時間 Course Time:Thursday/8,9[LAN002]
授課教師 Teacher:Nicholas Sumares
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