Academic Catalog 2019-20

HUM 5219 Diaspora and Becoming: Literature and Diversity in Europe

U.S. culture and literature are rooted in the theory that anyone can become American. Can an Arab Muslim novelist become French? Can a black African become an Irish poet? Are writers such as Anita Desai and Salman Rushdie English, or even British? This course will explore these questions through contemporary literature and criticism.


3.00 units