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Choose an upcoming start date: 24 Nov 2020
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Choose an upcoming start date: 23 Mar 2021
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Course level: "Undergraduate"
"<p>This course provides students with an introduction to multicultural literature. Emphasis is placed on increasing students’ awareness and understanding of the values, beliefs, and experiences of people from different cultures through literature.</p>"
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What you'll learn
What you’ll learn
The Origins of Multicultural Literature
- Describe the origins of multicultural literature as a historical development.
- Examine key figures in the origins of multicultural literature.
- Identify major themes and subjects in the literature associated with the origins of multicultural literature.
The Civil Rights Era and Multicultural Literature
- Identify characteristics of Civil Rights-era multicultural literature.
- Describe strategies of resistance in Civil Rights-era multicultural literature.
Identity and Personal Narratives
- Examine key figures in the multicultural literature associated with the exploration of identity and personal narratives.
- Identify major themes and subjects in the multicultural literature associated with the exploration of identity and personal narratives.
- Describe stories related to you or your family’s history.
- Explore key contemporary authors associated with historically marginalized groups.
- Examine the themes and subjects of contemporary authors associated with historically marginalized groups.
Becoming Global: Transnational Literature
- Describe the value of studying multicultural and transnational literature.
- Examine the intersection of ethics with the study of multicultural and transnational literature.
- Summarize aspects of transnational literature.