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AADS 6600 Senior Seminar (Spring: 4 )


Course Description

This course explores the discourses of diaspora by taking into account the origins, various meanings, multiple dimensions, cultural iterations, and restrictive limitations of the term. How does "the practice of diaspora" translate in different forms of cultural work such as music, film and literature? How has diaspora shifted in the age of globalization? How can we use diaspora as an analytical tool for reading from a critical perspective? We will consider closely how diaspora is theorized, practiced, and represented in various forms of cultural production. Therefore we will be taking an interdisciplinary approach reading across genre, medium, and disciplines.


Instructor(s): Karen Miller

Prerequisites: AADS1110 Introduction to the African Diaspora

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Last Updated: 22-Oct-15