ENGL 6622

ENGL 6622

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

This course will examine the literature of Greater Cuba, Quisqueya, Boricua, i.e., Antillian/Caribbean Afro/Latino diasporic cultures. Moving along and beside the relays between literature and theory, special attention will be paid to a mangrove aesthetic without scale that emerges from within the spaces of something like fugitivity. Fiction and poetry will include selections from the work of Julio de Burgos, Rafael Campo, José Marti, Rafael Serra, Pedro Pietri, Junot Diaz, Julia Alvarez, Giannina Braschi, Oscar Hijuelos, and Sonia Rivera-Valdés. Visual artists to be studied include Basquiat, Félix González-Torres, Pepón Osorio, and María Magdalena Campos-Pons. Theorists will include Maryse Condé, Alex Vazquez, José Muñoz, Deb Vargas, Fred Moten, Manuel de Landa.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LSP 6622

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16669 ENGL 6622   SEM 101