HUM 159 Azorean Literature in Translation

This interdisciplinary course considers major authors of the Azores, the history of the Islands, and writings by American Consuls and their families. A central theme of these writings is the immigrant experience amid the Azorean Diaspora. Authors studied will include: Onesimo Almeida, Jose Costa, Francisco Fagundes, Emanuel Felix, Frank Gaspar, Vitorino Nemesio, Eduardo B. Pinto, and Katherine Vaz. Readings also include letters, diaries, and memoirs from American Consuls based on Fayal in the nineteenth century. Prerequisite: ENG 102 or permission of the instructor. Three lecture hours per week. Competency met: Multicultural Perspective (5.3) 3 credits Spring

3 credits
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