ENGL 739 (01) - American Indian Literature

American Indian Literature

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 16562
Close study of traditional and/or contemporary American Indian literature and folklore with historical and cultural background. Writing intensive.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Siobhan Senier

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm HS 102
Additional Course Details: 

An introduction to writing by Native American authors from across the United States and Canada, with an emphasis on 20th- (and 21st)-century fiction, poetry, and film. You will be sharing your reading and research publicly on blogs, Twitter, Wikipedia and other electronic platforms. Expect a substantial reading load (a book a week, or the equivalent), including background reading on Native American history and politics in addition to the primary texts. You’ll be asked to demonstrate your knowledge of authors, historical dates and specific tribal nations on a final exam.

This course counts toward the Major or Minor in Women's and Gender Studies.

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

In Fall 2021 this course satisfies the Race Requirement for English Department majors.

In Fall 2021 this course counts as a "DH"/Digital Humanities requirement for English/TBD majors.

This course may be taken for Capstone credit by English majors; please fill out a Capstone Declaration Form. Contact the ENGL Main Office for assistance: 603-862-1313.

Reminder: 700-level classes taken to fulfill the English Major Capstone MAY NOT be double counted towards other major requirement areas.