The content of the course will stress the observation and experience of non-Anglophone societies and cultures as depicted in major works of literature and/or cinema. All works will be studied in English translation. Universal themes about the human condition and insight into their treatment by representative writers and/or filmmakers will be presented. The course will consider the differences in treatment of individuals and society and will offer a comparison to contemporary life through various works and the social-historical background for each of the selections. The course may be repeated for credit with different content. This course satisfies General Education Proficiency 2: Baccalaureate-Level Writing, and General Education Area II: Humanities.
Four-year college course, Area II: Humanities, P2:Baccalaureate Level Writing, Upper Division Course
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017