ISLAM AND STATE

LIT 276S

Comparative study of the novels and non-fiction of Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk as an introduction into the politics of World Literature. Addresses social consequences of Pamuk's role as an intellectual-author who mediates between Islam, secularism, the national tradition and an international canon. Political implications of Sufism, cultural revolution, Orientalism, and post-colonialism. Secondary focus on cosmopolitan Islam and the Ottoman Empire. Taught in English. Instructor: Göknar

Day / Time: 

M 01:40 PM-04:10 PM

Location: 

White 106

Instructor: 

Göknar, Erdag

Section: 

01