English 100

Junior Seminar: Immigrant Narratives: Migration, Nation, Empire

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
9 Fall 2008 Fajardo, Margaret A.
Fajardo, Margaret
TTh 12:30-2 101 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

C. Bulosan, America is in the Heart; E. Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory; t. l�, The Gangster We�re All Looking For; A. Phan, We Should Never Meet; B. N. Santos, The Scent of Apples; P. Thomas, Down these Mean Streets; H. Tobar, The Tattooed Soldier


This course examines the relationship between imperialism and migration through literary texts. We will look at notions of space, the homeland, and belonging. We will also pay attention to the way in which authors engage with U.S. imperial history.

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