AFST 3245 Introduction to Postcolonial Literature and Theory
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as AFRIC 28.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Literary works and theoretical paradigms relating to the culture of European imperialism and its aftermath. Diversity of works from many parts of the formerly colonized world to introduce the global significance of postcolonialism. Topics include: race and representation, Orientalism and the production of knowledge, Empire and exoticism, gender and nationalism, and multiculturalism and diasporic identities. This course is the same as English 3194 [50.13] and Comparative Literature 3627 [50.13].
Prerequisite: English 1012  or 2.7.