American Orientalism and Asian American Literary Criticism

ENGL 2760Y S01 [CRN: 25581]

We examine critical studies of American Orientalism, influential works of Asian Americanist cultural criticism, American Orientalist texts by white and black authors, and literary texts by Asian American authors. Critics, cultural historians and writers we read may include: Christina Klein, Vijay Prashad, Elaine Kim, Frank Chin, Lisa Lowe, W.E.B. DuBois, Susan Choi, Nam Le, Karen Tei Yamashita. Enrollment limited to 15 graduate students.
Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
15
Primary Instructor
Meetings
4:00 pm - 6:20 pm Thu - from Feb 6, 2014 to May 16, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:20 pm Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to Feb 5, 2014
Exam Group Code
17 (May 16, 2014 9:00am)