ENGL 0117 - Introduction to Asian American Literature

Credits: 3

This course introduces major Asian American writers and critical issues concerning Asian American literature and culture.  It will establish a foundation through critical reading of Asian American texts and explore Asian American identities and various aesthetic forms of cultural production by Asian American writers.  It will also direct students' critical attention to the ongoing construction of Asian American identities.  Students will practice analysis and close reading skills, improve oral and written communication skills, and gain familiarity with foundational critical concepts in Asian American literary studies.  Intended for all majors.

Formerly: ENGL 0207

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