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2018-2019 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 353 - The Literature of Witness and Trauma (3 cr.)


This course familiarizes students with the “literature of witness” which includes texts that serve as a testimony to traumatic historical events, such as the Holocaust, slavery, “ethnic cleansing,” apartheid, etc. Students will discuss, analyze, and write about this literature which expresses the need to remember these events and calls for social and global justice. The works covered in the course represent writers from across the globe and include autobiography, testimonio, novels, drama, poetry, and film.
Liberal arts
Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .
General Education Category: Global Issues
Semester(s) Offered: Fall or Spring



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