Special Studies in Ethnic American Literature
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A study of one or more 20th-century minority American literary traditions, including African American, Asian American, Latino/a, Native American, Jewish American, Arab American and others.
A01-Fall: Beyond "Reality": Graphic Novels and Multicultural Mythologies
Welcome to worlds inhabited by mountain spirits, the Dream Lord, post-apocalyptic survivors, multicultural tricksters and the time-traveling descendants of slaves. Considers the ways writers grounded in traditional belief systems - African, Native American and Chinese - push the boundaries of reality to create a fascinating new type of multicultural literature and hybrid worldviews. Our mixed media approach includes reading cutting-edge multicultural narratives and immersing ourselves in the wildly popular genre of graphic novels.
Note: Topic is announced each year. May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.
Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.