ENGL 681 (1SY) - Contemporary African Literature

Contemporary African Lit

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56104
What was the first African novel in English? Should African writers write in the language of erstwhile colonizers? What is literature's function in corrupt autocracies? What was theatre like under aparthied? Who are the New South Africa?s major writers? We?ll explore answers to these and many other questions. Marked by colonial history and cultural exchanges between Africans, Arabs, Europeans and Asians, postcolonial African literature will challenge your understanding of Africa and of literature itself.
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Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Sandhya Shetty

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

In Spring 2021 this course satisfies a DH (Digital Humanities) requirement for English/TBD majors. 

This course satisfies a Post-1800 literature requirement for English Department majors. 

In Spring 2021 this course satisfies the Race Requirment for English Department majors.