Global Humanities: Politics and Poetics of Witnessing

Course Number: ENGL 36
Prerequisites: None
General Education Areas Fulfilled: Writing Requirement, World Cultures Requirement
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 36
Quarter: Winter 2011
Instructor: Carlson, Julie
Day(s): MW
Time: 9:30AM - 10:45AM
Location: PSYCH 1902
Description:

What do literature and critical theory contribute to the reflection on human rights and the analysis of their violation? Inquiry into different ways in which the humanities can re-frame the debate on human rights and act as a social force.