ENGL278L - Literature of the Americas
General - All

In this course, students will comparatively study the literatures of several North, South, and Central American cultures with a focus on the specificities, similarities, and divergences of their literary and cultural texts from the fifteenth century to the present. Some of the topics we will consider include the literatures of the European discovery and conquest, the cultural encounters in the early Americas, colonialism and colonial cultures, the independent movements, and the neo- and post-colonial American nation states.