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Guillaume’s syllabus

All, Guillaume had trouble uploading this and sent it to me via email last week – my apologies for only posting it now. Colonizing the West and beyond. Theme: This course explores the theme of immigration in the African novel. … Continue reading

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Course description and goals: this course in an attempt to put into conversation postcolonial studies and indigenous theories. Students will be mostly taken into close reading of literary texts, ethnographic and archival texts by responding through critical academic writing. This … Continue reading

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Reterritorializing the African Novel-Syllabus

English 8xx-Reterritorializing the African Novel In 2010, popular Afrikaans writer Annelie Botes committed a particularly heinous gaffe while being interviewed; when asked what group of people she disliked, if any, she responded with “Black people.” This sentiment, coming from a … Continue reading

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Religion and culture in the African historical narrative Course Description: In this graduate level course, we will explore the role of religion in the African novel. The ties between religion and culture feature frequently in the literature to emerge out … Continue reading

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Syllabus Project – Jonathan Dunn

  The Novel, Immigrant Experience and the Modern African Diaspora Theme: The African diaspora is an enormous topic spanning huge swaths of time and space, an experience covering hundreds of years and millions of people. For the purpose of this … Continue reading

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African Novel: African Women Writers and the Literature of Exile   Course Description This 600-graduate level course will be guided by the following questions: what are the elements of the hybrid cultures? If decolonization of the mind can be achieved, … Continue reading

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ENGL 430: Explorations of Gothic (M)Otherhood in African Fiction Course Description: This course will locate and address themes of isolation and anxiety in a selection of female, mother, and child experiences from colonial and postcolonial African fiction. To do so, … Continue reading

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