About the course
The objectives of this course are:
To read and compare several samples of national and migrant literature from various countries (in translation).
To trace ways of story writing and self-representation within an internation context.
To examine narrative strategies of depicting geopolitically rooted and migrant identities with reference to interdisciplinary theories of self and nation.
This course also teaches how to identify cultural diversity and cross-cultural themes within short works, and how to compare them within a cross-cultural, international framework.