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Writing About Places: Africa
ENGL 131
Spring 2011
Section: 01  

This course is the latest in a series called "writing about places," that explore the long tradition of writing about travel and places and changing attitudes toward crossing cultural borders - this spring with a focus on Africa. We will examine historical and cultural interactions/confrontations as portrayed by both insiders and outsiders, residents and visitors, colonizers and colonized - and from a variety of perspectives: fiction, literary journalism, travel accounts, histories. Writing assignments will include critical and analytical essays as well as encouraging students to examine their own experiences with places and cultural encounters.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Writing
This course is writing intensive and includes considerable time devoted to peer review and revision. Readings will be drawn from a wide range of cultural and literary traditions.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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