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Comparative Studies 2105

Literature and Ethnicity

hybrid offered in Autumn 2014 on Mondays at 9:30 - 10:50 (3 credits)

In this course, the students will read contemporary narratives and fiction and analyze life experiences, mindsets and values of diverse cultures in the United States.  The students will discuss the experiences of people of different ethnicities and races in the United States and will focus on the importance of immigration in contemporary American culture and politics.  The students will analyze social attitudes towards immigration and reasons behind them.  The narratives will illustrate relationships of the newcomers to the established communities  and the process of change and rebirth of the old communities and their ways of life caused by the contact with other cultures.

The course fulfills GE requirements for literature and social diversity in the U.S.


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