Global Humanities: Politics and Poetics of Witnessing

Course Number: ENGL 36
Prerequisites: None
General Education Areas Fulfilled: Writing Requirement, World Cultures Requirement
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 36
Quarter: Winter 2011
Instructor: Carlson, Julie
Day(s): MW
Time: 9:30AM - 10:45AM
Location: PSYCH 1902

What do literature and critical theory contribute to the reflection on human rights and the analysis of their violation? Inquiry into different ways in which the humanities can re-frame the debate on human rights and act as a social force.