The voyage taken by Columbus in 1492 changed the world forever, not only for Europeans but also for the people inhabiting the continents "discovered." This course puts writers of the "old world" into dialogue with voices of the colonized, examining the central themes of universalism, language and the role of empathy in post-colonial writing. The end of the course will explore ways that science fiction addresses the problem of colonization. MU Core category: Social Justice. May be repeated for credit. 4 crs.
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