Global Literary Theory at Davidson

The Global Literary Theory major and interdisciplinary minor support the study of literature, literary criticism, and literary and cultural theory beyond the borders of a single national or linguistic tradition or history.

Such study requires not only that students study literary and cultural theory, but also that they explore literature in more than one language.

Global Literary Theory Minor

The interdisciplinary minor includes classes from Arab studies, anthropology, gender and sexuality studies, philosophy, theatre and more.

Global Literary Theory Interdisciplinary Major

You may also apply for a global literary theory major through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Courses You Might Take

REL 301

Perspectives in Study of Rel

Instructor
Blum

Critical examination of various methods, disciplines, and theories employed in the academic study of religion, focusing particularly on those approaches that locate religion in its social, cultural, and political contexts. Generally taught in spring semester. Required of all…

ENG 297

Caribbean Literature

Instructor
Flanagan

The Caribbean is key to any understanding of the New World. Caribbean Literature takes students beyond the islands's popular music, food, and landscapes-ah, those sandy beaches!-to an understanding of the formation of cultures from Europe, Africa, and India…

AFR 297

Caribbean Literature

Instructor
Flanagan

The Caribbean is key to any understanding of the New World. Caribbean Literature takes students beyond the islands' popular music, food, and landscapes to an understanding of the formation of cultures from Europe, Africa, and India that have…