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Global Consciousness and Literature

CWL 114
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Exploration of the cultural and historical roots of globalization and the development of global consciousness from ancient Greece to the present, as reflected primarily in literature, but also with reference to historiography, cartography, religion, art, politics, economics, and popular culture. Course materials including literary texts, articles, historical accounts, political tracts, films, and paintings focus on the mutual perception of, and historical relationships among Europe, the Arab world, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Term: Fall 2023

Instructor: Robert Tierney

Credit: 3 hours

This course satisfies the General Education Criteria in Fall 2023 for:

  • Cultural Studies - Non-West
  • Humanities – Lit & Arts