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248 Literature & Controversy

Literature & Controversy (21:350:248:B5:03249)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Instructor: Chander
Location: Blackboard
Format: Online
Credits: 3
Literature & Controversy (21:350:248:B6:05745)
Class Dates: 5/28 - 7/3
Instructor: Chander
Location: Blackboard
Format: Online
Credits: 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this course, we will look at controversial works of literature, film, and visual art, considering the relationship between art and society as well as art as a critique of culture. We will ask many questions in this course, including: How have race, class, gender, sexuality, and nationality historically factored in critical reception? Why is art a continual site of cultural contestation? How do aesthetic controversies reflect fundamental beliefs that structure society? 

This course satisfies the History and Literature core curriculum, general education requirement.

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