EN 204 — Contemporary US Immigrant Literature: Border Crossings and Migrations

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course on contemporary fiction, memoirs and poetry from the mid-1900s to the present focuses on stories of U.S. immigrant experience and border crossing. Students will consider how migration is reflected in literary narratives among overlapping discourses of place, nation, family, gender roles, cultural hybridity, transnationalism, history and ethnicity. (G7:Humanities)
Prerequisite(s): EN 121 or equivalent.