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

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CMPL 250 - Writing America: Comparative Immigrant Narratives

Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4
Attribute: 4 HU, CD, WP

New Course Added 05.26.08.

Who are you, where are you from, and how did you get here? This course compares 20th and 21st century stories of uprooting, passage, and arrival to America. Emphasis will be placed on the ways immigrants from around the world negotiate race, gender, sexuality, language, and cultural history as they construct images of themselves and the U.S. Attention will be given to illegal immigration, citizenship, and the criminalization of immigrants. Authors may include Leo Rosten, Gish Jen, Eva Hoffman, Bharati Mukherjee, and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha.  Enrollment Limit: 25.
Instructor: J. Pas
Cross List Information
This course is cross-listed with ENGL 250

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