July 9 – 11
|7/9||Syllabus and Formation of Literary Circles; Key Concepts, Formation of Literary Circles; Key Concepts [Colonialism, Postcolonialism, the Diaspora, and African Fiction of the Diaspora. Videos: ______||Phiri, Aretha, “Literature by Africans in the Diaspora can create alternative narratives.”
Wainana, Binyavanga, “How to Write About Africa”
|7/10||Videos: Video Interviews with the authors, Chimamanda Ngosi Adici (video); Complete worksheets using the Computers.||Heerton, Lasse and Dirk Moses, “The Nigerian Biafran War”
Complete Worksheets and Prepare for Class Presentations.
Adici, Chimamanda Ngozi, “A Private Experience” and “The thing around your Neck”.
Literary Cirles – Class presentations.
|Jeet, Thayl, “The City Singapore”
Giridharas, Anand, A Letter to All Who Hae Lost in this Era”
Thomas, Susan, Educational Migrants, Nationhood and the Making of the Indian Diaspora in the United States.”