• Course Code: ENGL516
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Cr.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Elective Department (ED)

Course Description

This course provides training in research skills, an introduction to representative American Studies approaches, and an examination of contemporary American culture. Optional modules include: Anglo-American Modernism; historical and Postmodern landscapes; Reform Movements in Modern America; Fictions of America; African American Visual Cultures; First Nations Speak: Native Writing, Representing the South: Literature, Film and History; Living with the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons in American Cold War Strategy, Thought and Culture; Intellectuals and US Foreign Policy; Kennedy, Johnson and the crisis of US Foreign Policy 1961-1968; Asian American Literature; American Crime Fiction; Irish America in Literature and Culture: A Special Relationship? The Emergence of Mass Culture. Modules offered and texts chosen vary from year to year.