Section 1: Tuesday and Thursday 12:30-1:45 PM Professor: Sreyoshi Sarkar This course looks at both fiction and non-fiction from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America to see how writers have responded to key social, political and/or environmental events that... Continue Reading →
Section 1: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00-9:50 AM Professor: Allison Layfield This course is an intensive study of African American, Native American, Asian American and Latino/a noir literature. If you’ve ever seen an old detective movie in which the gangster... Continue Reading →
Section 2: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00-12:15 PM Professor: JoAnne Ruvoli “Harmony and Clash”: English 206 is an introduction to the nature and interpretation of literary works and to reading and writing critically about literature. We will use the course to... Continue Reading →
Section 1: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00-10:50 AM Professor: Rai Peterson An introduction to the nature and interpretation of literary works and to reading and writing critically about literature.
Section 1: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:00-11:50 AM Professor: Ben Bascom Hermits, wanderers, and other figures of solitude. feature prominently in nineteenth-century American literature. From the writings of Henry David Thoreau and Emily Dickinson to invented characters by Washington... Continue Reading →
Section 3: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-10:45 AM Topic: Rhetorics of Social Justice Professor: G Patterson In this seminar, we will explore contemporary U.S. social justice movements that work at the intersections of race, class, gender, citizenship, sexuality, and gender identity.... Continue Reading →
Section 1: Tuesday and Thursday 5:00-6:15 PM Topic: “Something Wicked This Way Comes[?]”: Supernatural Shakespeare Professor: Vanessa Rapatz Ghosts, Spirits, Witches, and Monsters pervade a select number of Shakespeare’s plays. Loosely based on such supernatural themes, this course studies seven... Continue Reading →
Section 1: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 2:00-2:50 PM Professor: Allison Layfield This class is designed to introduce you to the methods of inquiry, rhetorical and documentation conventions, and terminology associated with critical writing about literature. Students will develop skills for... Continue Reading →