Registration IDCOMLH223A01
Course TitleWriting Nations: Africa and Europe
DepartmentComparative Literature
InstructorImke Brust
Time And DaysM 1:30-4:00
Room LocationGest 103
Additional Course InfoHU III
Cross-listed in German
This course will explore ideas of nation-building in regard to the transnational relations between Europe and Africa. We will discuss African and European experiences of nation-creation to distinguish between exclusionary and inclusionary visions of nation states, and focus in particular on literary texts from Great Britain, Germany, and France in comparison with literary texts from Nigeria, South Africa, and Algeria.
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