2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
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ENGL 378 - Law, Literature, and Difference


3 credits
This course explores how conceptions of the law work in concert with custom to attempt to encode definitions of identity into U.S. society. We will attempt to understand how conceptual categories like “citizen” and “the Human” are crafted through court decisions, written laws, and material enforcement. Students can expect to read widely and deeply across disciplines including law, history, and literary theory in order to grapple with the problems and implications of the legal history of forms of difference.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of FHCI Pillar
Corequisite(s): None

*Fulfills Civitae Core PHCI
WI



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