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ENGL-212 - Contemporary World Literature
Contemporary World Literature introduces students to authors from around the world. Students will read and analyze texts by authors from five of the following regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America, and Oceania. The course will be taught thematically. Prerequisite: ENGL-101 with a minimum grade of C or better. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. GENERAL EDUCATION and DIVERSITY
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
English, General Education Diversity, General Education Elective, General Ed Arts and Humanities
Subject:
English*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Course Objectives: 1. Identify contexts (such as belief systems, customs, history, geo-political conflicts) central to different works of literature (GE 3, GE6, PG2, PG3) 2. Examine socio-economic, historical, and political contexts that shape literary works (GE3, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG2, and PG3) 3. Conduct academic research to develop well-informed literary interpretations (GE4, PG5) 4. Write thesis-driven literary essays, supported by close reading of both primary and secondary sources (GE1, GE3, GE6, PG2, PG3, PG4, PG5) 5. Analyze selected works of literature that explore issues of identities, customs, beliefs, or values of diverse populations in an interconnected world (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE6, GE8, PG1, PG3, PG5)
ENGL-212
Contemporary World Literature
Course: ENGL-212 - Contemporary World Literature

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