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WEST 3990 - Readings in Multiethnic Literature

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

This course introduces students to the manner in which authors have engaged with the question of identity formation, and the manner in which they have conceptualized identity in terms of categories such as race, class, gender, sexual or religious orientation, ability, and age, with particular attention to issues of culture, language, nation, history, and memory. More specifically, this course will consider the ways in which authors from various backgrounds have used their writing to position themselves as subjects within, and engage in a dialogue with, both their own communities and within dominant society. Topic varies by semester and instructor. Approved for Compass Curriculum requirement: Writing Intensive.



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