American Literature and Social Justice (ENGLISH 139C)

AMSTUD
139C
Instructors
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Section Number
1
How have American writers tried to expose and illuminate racism and sexism through fiction, creative nonfiction, journalism, and poetry? How have they tried to focus our attention on discrimination and prejudice based on race, gender, ethnicity, class, religion and national origin? What writing strategies can break through apathy and ignorance? What role, if any, can humor play in this process?
Undergraduate
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
4-5
Academic Year
Quarter
Winter
Section Days
Monday Wednesday
Start Time
3:15 PM
End Time
4:45 PM