Diasporic Muslim fiction in the West: We will read 21st century novels by writers of Muslim background based in Europe and the U.S.exploring, among others, themes of border crossings, the Muslim immigrant experience, figurations of gender and sexuality, and representations - and contestations - of Islam in the West. Readings Include: Leaving Tangier, The Kite Runner, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Secret Son, Minaret, Salvation Army, and In Other Rooms, Other Wonders.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 25 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1844
Course location to be announced.
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