Spring 2014

The Literature of Repression and of Resistance

Listed in: English, as ENGL-303

Moodle site: Course

Faculty

Barry O'Connell (Section 01)

Description

Much of the course focuses on writings by and about those who have resisted some of the many forms of repression. Among them will be American slave narratives, memoirs of the Civil Rights movement, accounts by those imprisoned, and stories of working peoples’ struggles to limit their exploitation. There will be weekly writing.

This is an INSIDE/OUT course. There will be 15 Amherst and Five College students and 15 inside students from the Hampshire County Jail. The course meets at the Jail. To be admitted, outside students must be interviewed the week before fall preregistration (contact boconnell@amherst.edu to schedule).

Admission with consent of the instructor.  Limited to 15 students.  Spring semester.  Professor Emeritus O’Connell.

If Overenrolled: Outside students must be interviewed the week before fall preregistration (contact boconnell@amherst.edu to schedule).

Keywords

Writing attentive

Offerings

2015-16: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2014