Jun 29, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
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WGS 2154 - American Women Writers and Ethnicity


1 Course Unit(s)
Also listed as ENG 2154 .
A study of prose and poetry written by women in America: African-American, Asian, Chicana, American Indian, West and East Indian. The course focuses on questions raised about historicity, race, class, and gender, and the function of writing in addressing such social dynamics. Beyond this inquiry, the course addresses issues related to compound identities and communities, class position and education, the construction of sexuality, the formation of collective ethnic or racial consciousness, and women’s communities. Writers may include Hurston, Larsen, Morrison, Kingston, Erdrich, Andalzua, Muhkerjee, and others.

General Education Requirement(s): IV; V
Prerequisite(s): FYS 1104 
Corequisite(s): None
Pre/Corequisite(s): None



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