Schedule: Independent Study (Lit 699): Postcolonial Women Novelists

 

 Meeting One:

            Danticat, The Farming of Bones

Rey Chow, Writing Diaspora (Chapter 2)

 

Meeting Two:

            Danticat, The Farming of Bones

Rey Chow, Primitive Passions (Part I)

           

Meeting Three:

Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions

Jenny Sharpe, Allegories of Empire (Chapter 1)

 

Meeting Four:

            Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions

Trinh T. Minh-ha, Woman, Native, Other (Chapter 1)

 

Meeting Five:

            Hulme, The Bone People

Trinh T. Minh-ha, Woman, Native, Other (Chapter 2)

 

Meeting Six:

Hulme, The Bone People

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, “Can the Subaltern Speak?”

   (or “French Feminism Revisited,” Feminists Theorize the Political, if you already have read that one)

 

Meeting Seven:

            Markandaya, Nectar in a Sieve

Sara Suleri, The Rhetoric of English India (Chapter 1)

 

Meeting Eight:

Markandaya, Nectar in a Sieve

Chandra Mohanty, Feminism Without Borders (Chapter 1)

 

Meeting Nine:

Yun, House of the Winds

Chandra Mohanty, Feminism Without Borders (Chapter 2)