Jul 17, 2019  
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum 
    
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 251 - Asian American Literatures

Credits: 5
A study of selected literature and other cultural productions by Asian American writers from various countries and immigration histories, including China, Japan, India, Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam, among others. Examining genres such as poetry, fiction, drama, spoken word, and memoir, contextualized alongside film, music, and other forms of popular culture, students will address issues such as identity, race, gender, sexuality, class/income, exclusion, resistance, cultural preservation, religion, generation, language, assimilation, disability, multi-racialism, and activism. Students will read individual texts closely, explore various literary critical and comparative approaches, situate texts in their historical and cultural contexts, and produce their own written interpretations.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL 099  or instructor’s permission.
Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English and Diversity



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