This course is an introduction to multicultural literary works of the United States, with emphases on novels, autobiographies, poetry, short stories, drama, memoir, essays, journals and other literary genres. This course requires students to read and understand a variety of texts in order to explore issues of race, ethnicity, class, caste, gender, sex, sexuality, nation, region, disability, age and ecosystem, along with history, formal dynamics and the personal as political.

Note: IAI English majors should be aware that universities may not accept elective literature courses other than British and American survey courses for the major when transferring.

Recommended Prereq: C or better in ENG085 or ENG095 or placement by appropriate measures into college-level English.

IAI: H3 910D.

Not Currently Scheduled