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FYSE1158

Passages from India

Passages from India
In this seminar, we will focus on the literature, politics, and culture of 20th century India. We will discuss writing by Raja Rao, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Ismat Chughtai, Mahashweta Devi, Arundhati Roy, Salman Rushdie, and others. Drawing on both popular and documentary films, we will explore this literature in the contexts of colonialism, nationalism, class and caste politics, gender, the state, regionalism, religion, notions of development, and globalization. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
First Year Seminar
Department:
First-Year Seminar Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL CW LIT

Sections

Fall 2013

FYSE1158A-F13 Seminar (Siddiqi)

Fall 2012

FYSE1158A-F12 Seminar (Siddiqi)

Fall 2011

FYSE1158A-F11 Seminar (Siddiqi)

Spring 2006

FYSE1158A-S06 Seminar (Siddiqi)