Aug 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalogue 
    
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 30010 - Post/Colonial Lit. & Film

Course Credit: 1
(CMLT, FILM, WGSS)
POST/COLONIAL LITERATURE AND FILM This research seminar investigates questions of identity in colonial and postcolonial novels, poems, and film. We will read paired colonial/postcolonial texts while considering the theoretical debates surrounding them, with particular focus on gender, race, national identity and narrative form. We will choose from authors like William Wordsworth, Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, Jean Rhys, J.M. Coetzee, Derek Walcott, Jamaica Kincaid, Arundhati Roy, and Zadie Smith, and directors such as Patricia Rozema, Euzhan Palcy, Tim Greene, and Gurinder Chadha, and apply gender, postcolonial, and critical race theorists such as Michel Foucault, Judith Butler, Gloria Anzalda, Homi Bhabha, Gayatri Spivak, and Raka Shome. Prerequisite(s): ENGL-20000, and 2 literature courses; or permission of instructor. [AH]