2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2022  
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HUM 109 American Thought and Culture: The Harlem Renaissance (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
A study of the Black American cultural movement of the late 1920’s and early 1930’s known as the Harlem Renaissance through examination of the history, politics, philosophy, literature, music, visual arts, dance and theatre of the movement within the American context.

Student Outcomes
1. Integrate and analyze events in American and world history, politics, thought and culture in relations to the Harlem Renaissance.
2. Analyze the major cultural, philosophical, and political themes of the Harlem Renaissance, particularly in relation to race.
3. Analyze and evaluate literature of the Harlem Renaissance in relation to the movement and larger culture of America.
4. Analyze and evaluate music of the Harlem Renaissance, especially jazz, in relation to the movement and the larger culture of America.
5. Analyze and evaluate art of the Harlem Renaissance in relation to the movement and the larger culture of America
6. Analyze and evaluate dance and theatre of the Harlem Renaissance in relation to the movement and the larger culture of America.



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