Weekly Schedule of Readings

Weekly Schedule of Readings

 There may be additional short readings assigned alongside novels read for class, please pay attention to the blog for these.

Arabic Literature as World Literature:

Theories, Questions and Problems: Languages of Literatures

January 5       Introduction to class

January 7       Read: World Literature Manifesto; Group 1 Owen/ Group 2 Damrosch

 

January 12     Read: Hartman, Moretti, Mufti, Tanoukhi, Al-Baghdadi

January 14     Read: Hartman, Moretti, Mufti, Tanoukhi, Al-Baghdadi

 

One Book/One World?: Literature and Solidarity Politics

January 19     Read: Mornings in Jenin                     (Mornings in Jenin event)

January 21     Read: Mornings in Jenin

 

January 26     Read: Mornings in Jenin

 

World Literature: Egypt, Gender and the Literary Establishment/s …

January 28     Read: That Smell or The Search       

 

February 2     Read: That Smell or The Search

February 4     Read: That Smell or The Search

 

Travelling Literature as World Literature

February 9     Read: Other Lives

February 11  Read: Other Lives

 

February 16  Read: Other Lives

February 18  Read: All That’s Left to You

 

February 23 Read: All That’s Left to You

February 25  Read: All That’s Left to You

 

Colonialism and Palestine in World Literature

March 9          In class: translation workshop

March 11       Read: Steven Salaita article (for his talk)

 

March 16       I Saw Ramallah or Spectres

March 18       I Saw Ramallah or Spectres

 

March 23       I Saw Ramallah or Spectres

March 25       In class: workshop

 

March 30       Presentation of Manifestos

April 1            Presentation of Manifestos

 

April 8           Last Class Wrap Up

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