Aug 13, 2022  
Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Course Catalog 2022-2023
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CMPL 265 - Anglophone Postcolonial Literatures

FC ARHU CD WINT
4 credits
An introduction to Anglophone literatures of Africa, South Asia and their diasporas, this course addresses (and historicizes) the politics of their production and reception, focusing particularly on their engagement with the politics of (i) gender and sexuality; (ii) regional and national socio-cultural formations and their ideologies; (iii) resistance and/or conformity with western canons of taste, styles/genres. Postcolonial and feminist theories regarding marginality/location, identity/experience, and alterity/difference constitute important analytic lenses for examining these literatures. This course can count towards GSFS
Prerequisites & Notes: Students should have completed a Writing Intensive course or gained Writing Certification in any course in the humanities. Requirements can be waived with instructor consent.
This course is cross-listed with ENGL 265




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