21L.590 Cultural Encounters: Global Literature Abroad


Class Info

While living abroad, students study literature, art and history with a focus on the multi-national contexts of cultural production. Emphasis of the course will vary but it will always examine the dynamic exchange of culture beyond national borders, the relationship between geography, history and the literary imagination, and the different esthetic experience of seeing from within and seeing from the outside. Students study a variety of texts as well as music, dance and visual materials. Visits to museums, archives, and architectural sites are an integral part of this subject. May be repeated for credit with instructor's permission so long as the content differs.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.590 will not be offered this semester. It will be available during IAP.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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