Date Created

5-30-2013

Unique Identifier

EFP007

Document Type

PDF

Description

Lecture resented at China Central Normal University 2013. Slides are attached.

Comments

A 90 minute lecture for faculty and graduate students in the Foreign Literatures Department at China Central Normal University advocating a two pronged approach to teaching foreign literature, one that requires both Said's critique of Orientalism, as a way to expose on-going patterns of misreading and Kwame Appiah's vision for cosmopolitan reading, as a way to promote influence and cross-fertilization from the foreign texts that we study

Keywords

Orientalism, Edward Said, comparative literature, lecture slides, graduate studies in English, teaching English abroad

Subject Categories

Race, Ethnicity and post-Colonial Studies

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