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    ENGL S-116. Asian American Genre Fictions

    Instructor: Ellen Song, PhD
    Lecturere on History and Literature
    Day & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 12:00–3:00pm (EDT)
    Summer 7-week session | CRN 35052
    Limited to 25 students

    There was an explosion of works by Asian American authors published around the turn of the millennium, an unexpected consequence of the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965, which brought an influx of immigrants from Asia and dramatically altered the demographic composition of the US. This course examines the many different genres and forms of contemporary Asian American fiction...

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    ENGL S-117. How to Change the World

    Instructor: Andrew Warren, PhD
    Associate of the Department of English and Co-Chair, Seminar in Dialectical Thinking in the Humanities, Mahindra Humanities Center
    Day & Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00–3:00pm (EDT)
    Summer 7-week session | CRN 34817
    Limited to 45 students

    Writers have long imagined new worlds as a way of changing this one. As Percy Shelley said way back in 1821, creative writers are "the unacknowledged legislators of the world." This course asks how literature depicts and intervenes in the world and models new worlds. It reads works...

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    ENGL S-139. England After Empire

    Instructor: Duncan E. White, DPhil.
    Lecturer on History and Literature
    Day & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 8:30–11:30am (EDT)
    Summer 7-week session | CRN 35056
    Limited to 19 students

    This course considers the way England was transformed through the demise of its empire after the Second World War through to the advent of Brexit. From the birth of the welfare state to the rise of Thatcherism, from post-colonial migration to multicultural Britain, from the swinging sixties to punk rock and riots, we track these radical political, social, and cultural changes...

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