ASRC 2770

ASRC 2770

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Designed for the general student population, this course appeals to students who intend to work with diverse communities (for example, students with interests in medicine, law, labor, government, business, the hospitality industry, or in the fields of gender, queer, or ethnic studies), or who are from diverse backgrounds and are now navigating the university. Serving as an introduction to the critical inquiries and scholarly fields of the English department, the course uses literature, visual, digital, and popular culture, alongside literary, social, and cultural theory to consider how people from different cultures encounter and experience each other. In light of changing national and global contexts of pandemic, environmental and climate change, trade and civil wars, and growing interracial and interethnic tensions, the course examines histories of racial representations, dating to the colonial era that resonates in twenty-first century depictions of race, class, gender, and other markers of "difference".

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, SCD-AS)

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  • 16670 ASRC 2770   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Diaz, E

      Ngugi, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online