LIT 110

Citizenship and Belonging in Literature and Film

3 Unit(s)

In this course, students will examine the concepts of citizenship and belonging through a number of fiction and nonfiction literature and film texts. The course will cover issues of displacement, resettlement, statelessness, global citizenship, immigration, sovereignty, freedom and imprisonment, the conditions of civic and social belonging, social and governmental support, social justice, and community formation both within and outside of the legal institution(s) of citizenship. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 50 or ENGL 60.