University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
CARIBBEAN LITERATURES AND CULTURES
 

Subject: CLP

Course Number : 0220

Course Title:  CARIBBEAN LITERATURES AND CULTURES

Course Description:

The history, culture, and politics of the Caribbean are studied through the works of major authors. Representative cultural and audiovisual products are also covered. Diversity and hybridity, as key features of Caribbean identity, are discussed. The role of the United States in the shaping of this region will also be examined. Areas covered include Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and the West Indies.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Literature       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite: 

Course Level: lower level