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This course explores contemporary young adult (YA) literature in connection to personal, historical, political, educational, and social movements. A wide variety of YA texts are included to develop a framework for the genre, to gain new understandings through diverse perspectives, and to analyze both the societal problems and possibilities that are woven across the genre. This course emphasizes increasing students' awareness and understanding of the diverse values, beliefs, and experiences of both young adults and the texts' authors through rigorous and reflexive analysis. Through the study of YA literature, this course strives to connect lived experiences, contemporary issues, and possibilities for the  transformation of society.

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