ENGC14: Black Canadian Literature

C14 Black Canadian Literature with purple-toned swamp illustration by April de la Noche



Course Name: Black Canadian Literature

Instructor: Prof. Karina Vernon

Course Description: In this course we will explore the Black experience in Canada through the eyes of Black youth and young adults. Students will have the opportunity to read works by both established authors and by the newest generation of Black Canadian writers, including short stories by UTSC alum Téa Mutonji; a graphic novel by Wayde Compton; an autobiographical exploration of campus life by Eternity Martis, and a novel about growing up in Scarborough by David Chariandy.

Course Features: ENGC14 is offered synchronously online.

Learn more about Prof. Vernon's teaching and research, as well as how to contact her with any questions.

Image: Illustration from Wayde Compton's The Blue Road: A Fable of Migration, illustrated by April de la Noche Milne


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