Dr. Randi Tanglen, PhD

English Professor at Austin College

Director of the Robert and Joyce Johnson Center for Faculty Development and Excellence in Teaching

Rise Up! Protest and Dissent in American Literature

Rise Up! Protest and Dissent in American Literature

Course Description African American, American Indian, and American women writers have long used literature to speak out against racism, sexism, and other social inequalities in the United States. In this class we will read nineteenth-century authors including Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Handsome Lake (Seneca), and Margaret Fuller to see how