COMPLIT 376 - Literature and Ideas
Section: 001 Thriving on Difference: Women's Narratives of Empowerment and Growth
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Comparative Literature (COMPLIT)
Department: LSA Comparative Literature
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

The course is designed to introduce you to the rich, creative and empowering ways in which women contest difference and negotiate with ideologies of oppression in a wide range of materials, including works by authors and artists such as Maya Angelou, Yehudit Katzir, Eve Ensler, Nozipo Maraire, and Frida Kahlo. We will engage with the unique dynamic interactions of sexuality, gender, ethnicity, and class in each work, and the way they constitute subjective narratives about the female voice, the self, friendship, intimacy and love. We ask not only how to read and listen better, but how can we account for both the uniqueness and greatness of each work as well as for the plurality of the category of women.

Course Requirements:

In addition to weekly readings and short writing assignments, you are expected to submit a short midterm paper (3-4 pages) and a final paper (9-12 pages).

COMPLIT 376 - Literature and Ideas
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001 (SEM)
P
31435
Open
20
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (SEM)
P
32481
Open
18
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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