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  HUM-155 The Harlem Renaissance
3 Credits  Offered As Needed
  An exploration of Harlem as the 1920s capital of the 'black world' where poets, novelists, sculptors, painters, and musicians congregated. This course examines questions such as: Who was this 'New Negro?' What effect did white patronage have on the black artist? Through lecture, discussion, and film the course examines the works and careers of prominent black artists such as Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Jessie Fauset, and Zora Neale Hurston. Skills prerequisite: ENG 020 and ENG 060.