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AP/EN 3031 6.0 Diaspora Theory

AP/EN 3031 6.0 Diaspora Theory

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AP/EN 3031 6.00

Diaspora Theory

This course explores theories of Diaspora, exile, transnationalism, dispossession, and borderlands as lenses for thinking through contemporary literary and cultural movements.  This course full integrates academic writing and critical thinking as means of learning complex literary and cultural theories, as well as literary form and content; it attends to the aesthetics as well as the politics of diasporic and transnational writing.  Students are expected to produce scholarly research papers that demonstrate substantial engagement with the theoretical material.