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  Dec 17, 2017
Course Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 117 - Immigrant and Second-Generation American Narratives

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Comparative Literature
Semester Offered: Second Semester 2013-2014
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3 HU, CD
This survey course treats the experiences of immigrants of color and their American-born children as central to United States literatures of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. We will learn about literary close reading and oral history by using those methods to examine themes of language, identity, place, and culture. Our texts will include novels, autobiographies, and semi-autobiographical writing about immigrant families from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: A. Ofori-Mensa
Cross List Information This course is cross-listed with CAST 117

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