WGS.140 Woke Lit: Race & Identity in American Literature

Same subject as 21L.504
Prereq: Permission of instructor
Units: 3-0-9
MW 3:30 - 5pm
Room 66-160

Questions posed by the literature of the Americas about the relationship of race and gender to authorship, audience, culture, ethnicity, and aesthetics. Social conditions and literary histories that shape the politics of identity in American literature. Specific focus varies each term. Previously taught topics include Immigrant Stories, African American Literature, and Asian American Literature. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor if the content differs.
J. Terrones