Understanding Diaspora...

Diasporic Literature
Rating: 3.4 out of 5 (19 ratings)
1,003 students
Selected Diasporic Literary Works of authors from various nationalities.


  • Interest in literature...


This course aims at giving students an introduction to diasporic literature. It also gives the learners an opportunity to know more about the works of Amy Tan, Agha Shahid Ali, Imtiaz Dharker and Chitra Divakaruni. It is specially designed for college students. This is a painstaking effort to critically examine the contemporary issues related to identity crisis, hybrid identity and the complex process of identity formation of the immigrants residing in a foreign country leaving their homeland behind.

Who this course is for:

  • College Students

Course content

1 section5 lectures1h 3m total length
  • Introduction
  • postcard from kashmir by agha shahid ali
  • Litquizzz
    10 questions
  • Mother Tongue by Amy Tan
  • Litquizzz
    10 questions
  • At The Lahore Karhai by Imtiaz Dharker
  • Litquizzz
    10 questions
  • Indian Movie, New Jersey by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  • Litquizzz
    10 questions


Ad-hoc Professor in English Language and Literature
Indulekha Radhakrishnan
  • 3.4 Instructor Rating
  • 19 Reviews
  • 1,008 Students
  • 2 Courses

Indulekha R is a post graduate in English Language and Literature. She completed her Graduation and Post graduation from Newman College. She has also completed her Bachelor of Education course from College of Teacher Education, Muvattupuzha. She has successfully passed state eligibility test and national eligibility test in English subject. Currently, she is working as an ad-hoc lecturer in English department of Newman College, Kerala.