Schedule

Week 1 R, Aug 29 IntroductionPlease register for a Qwriting account and post an introduction of yourself on the course website by the next class.

Postcolonial Engagements

Week 2 T, Sep 3 Walcott, Selected Poems, “A Far Cry from Africa”+; “Volcano”+
R, Sep 5 No class: Rosh Hashanah Holiday
Week 3 T, Sep 10 Walcott, Selected Poems, “The Fortunate Traveller”+
R, Sep 12 Jane Eyre (film)Excerpts from Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre+
Week 4 T, Sep 17 Wide Sargasso Sea, pp. 1-61
R, Sep 19 Wide Sargasso Sea, pp. 62 – 95
Week 5 T, Sep 24 Wide Sargasso Sea, pp. 95-143
R, Sep 26 Wide Sargasso Sea, pp. 143-end
Week 6 T, Oct 1 Lucy
R, Oct 3 Lucy
Week 7 T, Oct 8 Lucy
R, Oct 10 Lucy
Week 8 T, Oct 15 No class: classes follow a Monday scheduleNo Online Discussion this week

Reading in Translation

R, Oct 17 “The Wet Nurse”+
Midterm due
Week 9 T, Oct 22 “Breast-Giver”+
R, Oct 24 The Reluctant Fundamentalist, pp. 1-45  
Week 10 T, Oct 29 The Reluctant Fundamentalist, pp. 45-107
R, Oct 31 The Reluctant Fundamentalist, pp. 108-154
Week 11 T, Nov 5 The Reluctant Fundamentalist, pp. 154-184
R, Nov 7 The Reluctant Fundamentalist (film)

Are Visual Images Translations?

Week 12 T, Nov 12 “The Rabbits” in Lost and Found
R, Nov 14 “The Rabbits” in Lost and Found
Week 13 T, Nov 19 Animal’s People, Ch. 1–5
R, Nov 21 Animal’s People, Ch. 6–8
Week 14 T, Nov 26 Animal’s People, Ch. 9–11
R, Nov 28 No class: Thanksgiving break
Week 15 T, Dec 3 Animal’s People, Ch. 12–14
R, Dec 5 Animal’s People, Ch. 15–16
Week 16 T, Dec 10 Animal’s People, Ch. 17–20
R, Dec 12 Animal’s People, Ch. 21–end
Finals Week  T, Dec 171:45-3:45 Final due
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