An introduction to literature by authors with a connection to the Global South: Africa, Asia and Latin America. Study diverse writers who use diverse literary techniques to represent and question some of the most urgent social, national and global issues of their times. Topics include, but are not limited to, nation, cultural identity, ethics, religion, race, imperialism, colonialism, post-colonialism, globalization, major historical events and global citizenship. Choice of authors and nations to be made by the instructor and will include both established and emerging voices. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB.
ENGL 469 TOPICS IN GLOBAL SOUTH LIT (Fall 2019)
Study of select topics in literature of the Global South (Africa, Asia, Latin America) that may include a specific region, genre, theme, period or movement. Topics vary according to instructors. May be repeated under different subtitles. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB.