English 138

Studies in World Literature in English: Literatures of Decolonization

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Session Course Areas
1 Summer 2022 Dunsker, Leo
TWTh 12-2:30 120 Wheeler D


What do we mean by “decolonization,” really? Is it a political or economic process? Is it a psychological (or even spiritual) one? In this class, we will read works from a range of colonial and postcolonial lifeworlds: some written in the midst of violent revolution, some anticipating long struggles for independence, some simply asking what it means (or might mean, or has meant) to be other than colonial.

Please write with any questions/concerns to dunsker@berkeley.edu.


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