ENGLISH 407 - Topics in English Language and Literature
Winter 2018, Section 003 - Literature of Hawaii
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Description

As its literature attests, Hawai‘i is simultaneously the uniquely multicultural fiftieth state of the Union, a colonial outpost, and the disputed sovereign nation of native Hawaiians. As might be expected, the literature of Hawai‘i is a highly contested terrain ranging from works by native Hawaiian writers, “local” writers, and works by “foreigners.” This course allows students to read and study the literary and oral traditions of Hawai‘i, including works by writers of native Hawaiian, Chinese, Puerto Rican, Japanese, Filipino, and Korean descent, through competing paradigms which place Hawaii’s literatures and cultures within the historical, social, and political contexts of western imperial expansion, globalization, Asian American literature, and the native Hawaiian movement toward autonomy and self-determination.

Course Requirements:

Midterm paper, final research paper, presentations

Intended Audience:

Upperclass standing

Class Format:

Seminar

Schedule

ENGLISH 407 - Topics in English Language and Literature
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
20410
Open
4
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
31995
Open
12
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
31996
Open
9
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
004 (SEM)
 In Person
36366
Open
19
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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