ENGL 3353 Contemporary Literatures of Migration (Spring: 3 )
This course will examine fiction and non-fiction by 21st-century writers who foreground themes of migration and immigration. Topics will include globalism, exile, choice, national and trans-national identities and borders. Looking closely at language itself, we will ask what means for some of these writers to write in a second language. Readings may include work by Edwidge Danticat, Junot Diaz, Anne Fadiman, Eva Hoffman, Gary Shteyngart, Jenny Erpenbeck. Requirements include several essays, weekly reflection posts, and a video interview with an immigrant or refugee.
Instructor(s): Elizabeth Graver
Last Updated: 31-Jan-18