Borders of Identiy--Fall 2005

Our syllabus will be posted in mid-September. Here is the fall book list--in order. Please be ready to begin our discussion of In an Antique Land, by Amitav Ghosh, on the first day of class. Consult the study questions for this text (on the Program Documents page).

Amitav Ghosh, In an Antique Land
Gilbert Achcar, The Clash of Barbarisms
Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright, Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture
Judith Butler, Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
Gloria Anzaldua, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza
Joseph Nevins, Operation Gatekeeper: the Rise of the "Illegal Alien" and the Making of the U.S./Mexico Boundary
The Jefferson Center: Voices from the Woods
George Lipsitz, The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics
Deborah Gerner, One Land, Two Peoples: The Conflict over Palestine (*be sure to get the 2004 edition)
Ghassan Kanafani, Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories
Marc Ellis, Israel and/Palestine: Out of the Ashes
Carolyn Forche, The Country Between Us

Supplementary articles will be noted on your syllabus and will be available from Library reserve.

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