LiteratureLIT 190S Imagining the Pacific: Colonial Narratives, Postcolonial Contestations

Studies tropes, narratives, discourses, and genres used to represent the Pacific as a region of (a) Euro-American fascination and control since the era of colonial contact; (b) counter-hegemonic, local, and indigenous perspectives that have reclaimed cultural-national identity since decolonizing ferment of the 1970s. Critical approach designations: Geographies, Power and Subjectivities. Distribution requirement: Senior Seminar.



Repeatable for credit