1. I am an international applicant for this cycle, interested in early to mid twentieth-century African-American literature. I noticed that most schools offer both English and Af-Am studies programs. Should I apply to both programs in order to be considered as an Af-Am lit major, or can I just apply to the former and work with professors invested in the field? Please bear with me if the question sounds (and probably is) somewhat uninformed.
2. What does "GRE Not Required" exactly mean? That one can send the scores should they so choose, or that they don't