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Goldsmiths, University of London: Literary Studies: Pathway in Literature of the Caribbean and its Diasporas

Institution Goldsmiths, University of London View institution profile
Department English and Creative Writing
Web https://www.gold.ac.uk/
Study type Taught

Summary

This pathway will introduce you to a wide range of Caribbean texts, and gain an understanding of the social, political, and historical contexts that impact these literatures. This includes history, memory, the impacts of Colonialism, post-Colonialism, and Globalisation. You will study texts either in English or in English translation.

Why study the MA Literary Studies: Literature of the Caribbean and its Diasporas pathway - On this Masters you'll be introduced to a wide range of Caribbean texts, and gain an understanding of the social, political and historical contexts that impact these literatures. This includes history, memory, the impacts of Colonialism, post-Colonialism, and Globalisation. We'll be studying texts either in English or in English translation.

  • You will be able to further develop your interest in the literature of the Caribbean and its diasporas through a 15,000-word dissertation to be submitted at the end of your programme of study.

  • You'll have the opportunity to pursue your wider interests by studying three options from the large provision of the department, choosing at least one of these in an area that is relevant to Caribbean, diasporic, or post-colonial literature.

  • The tutor for the compulsory module ‘Literature of the Caribbean and its Diasporas’ is Dr Marl’Ene Edwin, Churchill Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies at Goldsmiths. The convenor for this pathway is Dr Deirdre Osborne co-founder (with Professor Emerita Joan-Anim Addo of the MA Black British Literature).

  • In studying for this pathway, you will be able to rely on the expertise and materials available at Goldsmiths’ Caribbean Centre.

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