|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
- Course Number: ENGL 197
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- Advisory Enrollment Information:
This course cannot be repeated and is limited to upper-division English majors only.
- Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 197
- Quarter: Spring 2020
This seminar examines critical and creative writings about Black aesthetics. We will explore theories about the relationship between race, writing, and representation. How have Black writers defined the uniqueness of Black aesthetic practices? What is the relationship between Black aesthetics and Black liberation struggles? How do Black aesthetics imagine new conceptions of humanity? Authors include (but are not limited to) Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Sylvia Wynter, Fred Moten, Gwendolyn Brooks, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Toni Morrison, and James Baldwin.