Global South: New World Texts

Introduces cross-disciplinary study of transnational texts in English, with particular reference to poetry and prose works from the Caribbean and Pacific, including New Zealand. In both regions, the local history of writing is extensive and includes notable texts that reflect diverse cultural origins, but also a sharp sense of the new (scenes, socio-political structures, languages).

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Course outline

Introduces cross-disciplinary study of transnational texts in English, with particular reference to poetry and prose works from the Caribbean and Pacific, including New Zealand. In both regions, the local history of writing is extensive and includes notable texts that reflect diverse cultural origins, but also a sharp sense of the new (scenes, socio-political structures, languages).

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

Details

  • 12 weeks, 20 July - 21 October 2021, Tuesday (10am-11am) and Thursday (12-1pm)
  • $355.00 incl. GST
  • The University of Auckland, City Campus
  • Presented by Claudia Marquis, Selina Marsh, Tru Paraha

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