ENGL - Multicultural Literature - 00130088

Description: This course introduces students to important literary contributions of writers from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, focusing on critical reading and discussion; the elements of literature; and analysis, interpretation and evaluation, in minority and immigrant literature of the United States. Coursework will include short essays, peer-review work, and a longer researched essay using MLA citation format. Students will first write about their own cultural heritage, and then study several significant and representative multicultural works. This course will explore the global origins of people who make up United States society; the problems and possibilities facing groups based on race, religion, gender, ethnicity, national origin, and social class; and the strategies, struggles, and ingenuity of those who have brought about change. (Prerequisites: None) (MN Transfer Goals 2, 6 and 7) (4 Credit Lecture/0 Credit Lab)

Credits: 4.00

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