2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Oct 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog
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WEST 4170 - The Empire Strikes Back: Postcolonial Literature, History, and Theory

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

This course introduces students broadly to colonial and postcolonial history, literature, art, and theory. Among other subjects, it will consider the manner in which colonized nations, continents, and regions such as India, Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean have been inscribed by western thought and discourse, and how authors and artists from previously colonized nations have revised this same thought and discourse by inscribing them with their own indigenous or Creole forms. Approved for LAS Global Awareness requirement. Meets with HIST 3910.



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