Georgia M. Roberts
Explores a particular topic in American culture that highlights the methodological tools needed to integrate the interpretation of cultural texts, including literature, film, music, and art, with their historical contexts.
The Textual Appeal of Tupac Shakur
This class explores the philosophical, historical and literary influences of the late rapper and activist, Tupac Shakur.
Student learning goals
We will engage with the topic and themes of the course in a variety of forms including the close-reading of texts, creative writing, writing about visual culture, etc.
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
Grades are based on participation, writing assignments and a final project.