Why Mills


P: 510.430.3309

E: grad-admission@mills.edu

If you have a specific question for a faculty member, please contact grad_eng@mills.edu.

MA in Literature
Course Description

ENG 257
Topics in African Literature
Fall

Focusing primarily on fiction, we will explore works in English by writers from all over Africa paying particular attention to aspects of craft as well theoretical priorities and cultural positions. Discussions will focus on matters of exile, place and displacement, language, colonialism, gender, sexuality, and more. We will also examine theoretical work that helps locate the writings within the historical, philosophical, and aesthetic traditions of the literature.
Offered every other year beginning 2018-19.

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Patricia Powell

Note(s):
Open to graduate students only.

Last Updated: 9/21/17