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Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Embracing a comparative approach that begins by excavating the foundations of post colonial theory, this course analyzes cultural production emanating from or relating to three distinct geographic areas: Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia. The course will explore the changing nature of the relationship between the periphery and the core of an increasingly globalized economy.

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Embracing a comparative approach that begins by excavating the foundations of post colonial theory, this course analyzes cultural production emanating from or relating to three distinct geographic areas: Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia. The course will explore the changing nature of the relationship between the periphery and the core of an increasingly globalized economy.

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Comparative Postcolonial Studies

Embracing a comparative approach that begins by excavating the foundations of post colonial theory, this course analyzes cultural production emanating from or relating to three distinct geographic areas: Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia. The course will explore the changing nature of the relationship between the periphery and the core of an increasingly globalized economy.

Chinese Literature: Prose

A survey of traditional and modern Chinese short prose focusing on literary texts in the original language. The course traces the development of short fiction and the essay in China.

Survey of East Asian Literature I

Poetry, prose, and drama in traditional China and Japan. The works will be in English translation.

Survey of East Asian Literature II

Poetry, prose, and drama in China and Japan from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The works will be in English translation.

East Asian Novel

The major/minor novelists and their works, especially those of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The novels are in English translation.

Holocaust Literature and Film

An examination of a variety of European and American literary and critical texts and films dealing with the Holocaust and its aftermath.

Politics, Film, and Literature

Analysis of comparative politics through the prism of film, literature, and essays/articles. Among the themes covered are: Reason, Modernity, and Political Development; Revolution; Totalitarianism; The Glory of War; Women/Children and Poverty in the Developing World; Labor Relations; and Political Corruption.

Politics, Film, and Literature

Analysis of comparative politics through the prism of film, literature, and essays/articles. Among the themes covered are: Reason, Modernity, and Political Development; Revolution; Totalitarianism; The Glory of War; Women/Children and Poverty in the Developing World; Labor Relations; and Political Corruption.

Chinese Cinema in Translation

An introduction to the evolution of Chinese film in its cultural, literary and historical context. It examines moderization, cultural conflict, war, revolution, and gender roles against a backdrop of Chinese history and politics.

Discourse Analysis

An interdisciplinary study of language use, text analysis, and evaluation. The course will provide students with the ability to investigate and evaluate structural features of language and to identify the strategies used by different writers based on style and cultural backgrounds.

Discourse Analysis

An interdisciplinary study of language use, text analysis, and evaluation. The course will provide students with the ability to investigate and evaluate structural features of language and to identify the strategies used by different writers based on style and cultural backgrounds.

Language, Gender, and Culture

The role of language and culture in the formation of philosophical assumptions about gender differentiation in society.

Language, Gender, and Culture

The role of language and culture in the formation of philosophical assumptions about gender differentiation in society.

The African Diaspora

Exploration of creative works by younger Africans whose primary socialization took place in Europe (Great Britain, France, Germany) and in the United States. Their contribution to African culture as well as to Western cultural life in the Western World.

Survey of African Literature I

African literature from its ancient oral traditions to the European colonial period based on works of African authors written in English and English translations of the African works.

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