An introductory course to English-language literatures from around the world. Theme will vary by year. Sample subjects: Nationalism
and its Discontents, Trauma and Testimony, Literatures of Migrancy, “Others” and Outsiders in World Literature, Magic Realism,
Booker Prizes/Booker Politics, and Cosmopolitanism. Students will examine Western and non-Western texts from a multiplicity of
critical and transnational perspectives.