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ETHS 154
Writing the Self: Autobiographies of People of Color in the U.S.
Fall

This course examines the genre of autobiography genre, and focuses on contemporary writers of color in the U.S., including African American, Asian American, Chicano/Latino, and Native American writers. The course investigates the aims of autobiography, with special attention to the ways in which representation can construct a counterhegemonic self-identity. We will read critical essays as well as a variety of forms of autobiographical writing and produce analytical essays as well as autobiographical work.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
3-4

Instructor(s):
Staff

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ETHS 041

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Creating & Critiquing Arts, Multicultural Perspectives, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, Race, Gender & Power, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17