Stephen M. Best

Stephen M. Best

Associate Professor; affiliated faculty member in the Department of Film and Media; member of the Critical Theory designated emphasis
Wheeler Hall, room 404
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sbest@berkeley.edu


All English Courses Taught

Spring, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133T/1 Topics in African American Literature and Culture: The African-American Essay American Literature
African American Literature
250/5 Research Seminar: Black Abstraction American Literature
African American Literature
Graduate Courses
Fall, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
173/1 The Language and Literature of Films: The Film Essay: Cinema, the Minoritized Subject, and the Practice of Writing Film
Special Topics
173/101 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
190/10 Research Seminar: Suspicious Mind Film
Literary Theory
Research Seminars
Spring, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
246J/1 Graduate Pro-seminar: American Literature, 1855 to 1900 Graduate Courses
Fall, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
190/8 Research Seminar: James / Baldwin American Literature
African American Literature
Research Seminars
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133B/1 African American Literature and Culture Since 1917: The African American Essay American Literature
African American Literature
250/2 Research Seminar: The Limits of Historicism Literary Theory
Graduate Courses
Spring, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
250/1 Research Seminar Graduate Courses
Fall, 2014
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133A/1 African American Literature and Culture Before 1917 American Literature
African American Literature
190/8 Research Seminar: Dialect Literature American Literature
Spring, 2014
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
246J/1 American Literature, 1855 to 1900 American Literature
African American Literature
Graduate Courses
Fall, 2013
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
190/8 Research Seminar: Suspicious Mind American Literature
Film
Literary Theory
Research Seminars
Fall, 2011
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133A/1 African American Literature and Culture Before 1917 African American Literature
250/3 Research Seminar: The Recovery Imperative Graduate Courses
Spring, 2011
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
190/12 Research Seminar: "Rotten English"--on contemporary dialect literature Research Seminars
246J/1 American Literature, 1855 to 1900 Graduate Courses
Spring, 2010
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133A/1 African American Literature and Culture Before 1917 African American Literature
190/6 Research Seminar: Black Rhetoric: From Douglass to Obama Research Seminars
Spring, 2009
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133T/1 Topics in African American Literature and Culture: Orality and Black Literature African American Literature
203/7 Graduate Readings: Narrative and Middle Passage Graduate Courses
Fall, 2008
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
130D/1 American Literature: American Literature: 1900-1945 American Literature
200/1 Graduate Course: Problems in the Study of Literature Graduate Courses
Fall, 2005
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
133A/1 Upper Division Coursework: African American Literature and Culture Before 1917 African American Literature
246J/1 Graduate Pro-seminar: American Literature, 1855 to 1900 Graduate Courses
Spring, 2005
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
130D/1 Upper Division Coursework: American Literature: 1900-1945 American Literature
246J/1 Graduate Pro-seminar: American Literature, 1855 to 1900 Graduate Courses