Cultures of Colonialism: Palestine/Israel

0710W [CRN: 16669]

Examines the history and literary production of the Israeli-Palestinian colonial encounter from 1948 to the present. Aims to delineate the deep links between domestic culture and colonialism in Israel-Palestine by raising questions about statehood, dispossession, and exclusion in the imaginaries of both peoples and by examining novels in relation to the ethical and political imperatives of settler-colonial dynamics. Authors include: David Grossman, Emile Habibi, Jabra I. Jabra, Sahar Khalifah, Kanafani, Amos Oz, and A. B. Yehoshua. Sophomore seminar. Enrollment limited to 20 sophomores.
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