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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 347 - Culture, History, and Identity: Caribbean Literature and the Politics of Survival

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Next Offered: Second Semester 2010
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 HU, CD

This course serves as introduction to Caribbean Literature. Students will examine a wide range of texts that exemplify the beginning and evolution of a literary tradition that is located on a continuum of African Diasporic Literatures. Our discussion will engage the historical, political, and cultural contexts out of which Caribbean Literature has emerged, particularly struggles against colonialism, neocolonialism, sexism, and global capitalism. Some authors discussed are Michelle Cliff, Edward Kamau Brathwaite, and Nalo Hopkinson. Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 20.
Instructor: M. Gadsby
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