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ENG/301

American Ethnic Literature

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course will survey the literature of the major ethnic groups in the United States (African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, and Asian Americans) as a means to explore ethnic diversity and minority voices. Focusing on contemporary relevance, a wide range of representative literary works and authors will be discussed in their historical, socio-political, and cultural contexts with special consideration of characteristic literary themes and techniques.

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Course skills and outcomes

Perspectives on Liberty and Equality

  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of liberty.
  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of equality.
  • Compare how different traditions of ethnic literature treat the concepts of liberty and equality.

Perspectives on Family and Community

  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of family.
  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of community.
  • Compare how different traditions of ethnic literature treat the concepts of family and community.

Perspectives on Gender and Relationships

  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of gender.
  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of relationships.
  • Compare how different traditions of ethnic literature treat the concepts of gender and relationships.

Perspectives on Travel and The Land

  • Examine how American ethnic literature treats the concept of travel.
  • Examine how American ethnic literature represents the land.
  • Compare how different traditions of ethnic literature treat travel and land.

Defining American Ethnic Literature

  • Identify defining characteristics of the major American ethnic literary traditions.
  • Examine the historical, socio-political, and cultural context of ethnic literature.
  • Explain how the major American ethnic literary traditions have evolved over time.
  • Analyze the role of American ethnic literature in contemporary American society.

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