01:30 PM to 04:10 PM R
Thompson Hall 1018
Section Information for Spring 2017
Students in this course will learn how to read, evaluate and analyze depictions and aspects of social justice and injustice in contemporary American literature. Through various genres of literature, students will develop an informed awareness of the complex perspectives, uses and boundaries of literature and will learn to recognize and analyze how literature depicts stories related to social justice, tolerance, equality and social change. Particular attention will be given to the following social justice issues: gender, sexuality, race, and class. However, there are many more possible lenses from which to view course readings.
Satisfies the writing intensive requirement in the major.
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