Spring 2010 not offered
FGSS 272, AMST 282|
Postcolonial theory has taught us a great deal about power and its creation, its maintenance, and its resistance. This class will examine some of the major issues within the field of power, the construction of the colonial subject, the role of literary studies, the discourse of the nation, the female subject, and the problematic potential of postmodernism.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(ENGL)(ENGL-Race&Ethn)(ENGL-TLF Conc)(FGSS)
Ania Loomba, Edward Said, Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha and others
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two short essays and a 20 page research paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Background in literary theory and postcolonial literature desirable but not required. This course fulfills the English Department's Theory and Literatures of Difference requirements. Regular attendance and class particpation.