Postcolonialism: English Literature
What you'll learn
- This course will introduce you to postcolonialism, postcolonial literature and theory and provide analytical skills that you can use
- Basic Knowledge of Postcolonialism
- Basic debates of Postcolonial Studies
- Extra Resources about poatcolonailism
- Just bring your curiosity and desire to learn!
This course will introduce you to the field of postcolonial literature and theory, which deals with the literary texts and art produced by the people of former European colonies. Included also in the course is a thorough explanation of the works of major theorists of postcolonialism, a brief history of postcolonial responses to the European colonization, and a discussion of the major debates within the field of postcolonial studies.
This course will be exceptionally useful to you if you are taking a course (undergraduate or graduate) on postcolonialism.
What you will Learn
A clear discussion of postcolonialism as a concept and as a field of study.
Introduction to some major postcolonial authors.
Introduction to some major postcolonial theorists.
Application of these ideas and this knowledge to the real-life situations.
Relevance to Today's World
No matter what your field of study or your profession, in this increasingly globalized world, one needs finely-honed habits and skills of cross-cultural understanding. This course will enable you to develop these cross cultural critical skills.
Please also note that at the bottom of the course syllabus page, I have added additional materials that link to my YouTube channel. These materials are not required for the course but you are likely to expand your knowledge if you spend some time watching these additional video resources.
Besides the video lectures, the course includes textual resources, links to longer and more detailed videos, and links to the resources on my website. I am also open to any suggestions that you might have and would incorporate them as and when I revise this course. So, please feel free to reach out to me through the course messaging system with your questions, queries, and suggestions.
Who this course is for:
- This is an ideal course for English majors and minors and all those interested in reading and understanding world literatures.
I am a former Associate Professor of Postcolonial Literary Studies with twenty years of experience of teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at three US research universities.
When you take any of my courses, be assured that the courses contain materials created by an expert!
I have authored several books and also share my educational expertise internationally through webinars, public talks, and through my YouTube Channel on Postcolonialism. I welcome all suggestions for improving the courses. Please never hesitate to contact me!
PhD. in English, Florida State
Masters in English, Belmont University
Bachelors in English, Belmont University
Diploma, Japanese Language, NUML, Pakistan
ISIS: Ideology, Symbolics and Counter Narratives, Routledge, 2019.
The Religious Right and the Talibanization of America, Palgrave, 2016.
Constructing Pakistan, Oxford, 2010.