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Course introduces students to the literature and scholarship of postcolonialism. Students examine literature that explores experiences of colonization and decolonization as well as broader postcolonial issues such as globalism and trans-nationalism. Authors studied will vary between sections and might include figures such as Salman Rushdie, Mahasweta Devi, Chinua Achebe, Isabel Allende, Derek Walcott, Buchi Emecheta, and Zadie Smith, among others.