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    • ENG0010/0011 - ESL: Intro to College 

      Silbermintz, Norma (2014-01)
      Written and spoken English for non-native English speakers, focusing on the fluency, clarity, and correctness of language. Thematically related discussions, essays, presentations, and trips focusing on the international ...
    • ENG/CUOT 1006: The Monstrous 

      Lavinsky, David (2019-09)
      Werewolves, dragons, giants, witches, demons, lepers, anthropophagi (a race of cannibals with eyes in their chests)-the Middle Ages were awash in tales of the monstrous. In this class, we will consider monsters and the ...
    • ENG 3042: Milton and Religion 

      Lavinsky, David; Lerner, Dovd (2019-09)
      This course focuses on the life and work of John Milton (1608-74), with special attention to Paradise Lost in its literary and historical contexts. We will seek to understand how Milton's religious knowledge illuminates ...
    • ENG1680: Writing for the Workplace: Technical Communication 

      Puretz, David (2020-01)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION Today’s professionals need to communicate more frequently, more rapidly, more accurately, and with more individuals than ever before. In this course, we will work to develop the skills and qualities ...
    • ENG 1034: Stranger Things: The Art of the Unreal (INTC) 

      Lavinsky, David (2020-01)
      In this interdisciplinary core class, we will study how literature and other media can usher us into a claimed actuality very different from the external world as it is collectively perceived or experienced. At least ...
    • ENG1020: First Year Writing - Honors 

      Stewart, Elizabeth (2020-09)
      Course objectives: We will be writing about our lives, the world, and our lives within the world today—for better or for worse. In this class students will be asked to reflect on themselves, on events occurring in the ...
    • ENG1009: France And Its Others (CUOT) 

      Mesch, Rachel (2020-09)
      “Cultures Over Time” (CUOT) courses allow students to explore the distinctiveness of the past and how it relates to the present through an investigation of values, traditions, modes of thinking, and modes of behavior of ...
    • ENG1026: Face to Face: Complex Modern Identities in Contemporary Film (COWC) 

      Stewart, Elizabeth (2021-01)
      The basis of identity is to a large extent visual, and images are the bricks and mortar of what we eventually come to think of as cultural identity. As Aristotle claimed, we learn to become ourselves by imitating what we ...
    • ENG1020: First Year Writing (FYWR) 

      Silbermintz, Norma (2021-01)
      First Year Writing introduces students to college-level writing and prepares them for all subsequent academic work by also deepening reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Every section of this course emphasizes ...
    • ENG 1001: Books on Books, Films on Films 

      Geyh, Paula (2021-01)
      “Interpreting the Creative” (INTC) courses within the Yeshiva College core curriculum provide students with foundational tools for appreciating, understanding, and interpreting works from various domains of the creative ...
    • ENG 1721: Introduction to Creative Writing: Bridging Poetry and Prose 

      Trimboli, Brian (2021-01)
      This course will examine three of the major disciplines within creative writing, and through exposure and appreciation teach the tools necessary to engage personally with each. We will work through some of the common ...
    • ENG 2010: Interpreting Texts: Literary Reading and Critical Practice 

      Lavinsky, David (2021-01)
      This “gateway” course to the English major is an introduction to critical issues in the discipline of literary studies. It is not, strictly speaking, an introduction to the history of literary criticism or a survey of ...
    • ENG INTC 1005H: Parisian Views: Spectacle, Reality, and the Invention of Mass Culture 

      Mesch, Rachel (2021-01)
      “Interpreting the Creative” (INTC) courses within the Yeshiva College core curriculum provide students with foundational tools for appreciating, understanding, and interpreting works from various domains of the creative ...
    • ENG INTC 1041: Spoiler Alert: Modern Storytelling Across Genres 

      Mesch, Rachel (2021-01)
      This class will explore modern storytelling across genres, from the novel, short story, and graphic novel to film, television, podcasts and beyond. Students will learn to engage deeply with these diverse forms as texts to ...
    • ENG 1002: Diaspora Literature (COWC) 

      Stewart, Elizabeth (2021-01)
      This course explores literature about diaspora: “ as the abandonment of home, whether voluntary or enforced, and a search for a new home, new opportunities, and new beginnings, even as the home of the past lingers in the ...
    • ENG 4001: Senior Colloquium 

      Mesch, Rachel (2021-01)
      This course provides students majoring in English with a culminating, “capstone” experience, which forges links between your previous courses while directing you towards new paths of inquiry. Concluding with a Senior Final ...
    • ENG1660H: Writing about Illness and Medicine 

      Jacobson, Joanne (Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University, 2022-08)
      In this course, we will be exploring the imperatives and the challenges of writing about illness: first as readers, and then—our ultimate focus—as writers. Like other traumas, illness calls out to language and text-making—and, ...
    • ENG 3589: Literature & Psychology 

      Stewart, Elizabeth (Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University, 2022-08)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course explores poetry and prose in relation to dreams, neurosis, psychosis, and the psychology of mystical experience and sexual difference; it also explores diagnostic narratives and narratives ...
    • ENG1002: Diaspora Literature 

      Stewart, Ellizabeth (Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University, 2022-08)
      This course explores literature about diaspora: “ as the abandonment of home, whether voluntary or enforced, and a search for a new home, new opportunities, and new beginnings, even as the home of the past lingers in the ...
    • ENG1013/INTC1013: Words to Live By: Literature, Morality, and Entertainment 

      Lavinsky, David (Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University, 2022-08)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION: The didactic and moral content of English literature often seems in conflict with modern notions of reading as a form of entertainment or imaginative escape. What happens, for instance, if we derive ...