Language, Disability, Fiction

Portrayals of cognitive and linguistic impairment in modern fiction. Characters with limited capacities for language as figures of “otherness.” Contemporaneous discourses of science, sociology, ethics, politics, and aesthetics. The ethics of speaking about or for subjects at the margins of discourse.

Also AMST 235

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
354
T 1.30pm-3.20pm
Hu
American Lit
Spring
2017