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    • ENGL 1100 - K2 Composition and Rhetoric 

      Trapedo, Shaina (2021-01)
      Course Description In 1967, as the civil rights and feminist movements continued to make waves, Gerry Goffin and Carole King co-wrote “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” and Aretha Franklin turned their song it ...
    • ENGL 2835 Shakespeare: Histories and Comedies - B 

      Grimaldi, Gina (2021-01)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION Derided in 1592 as an “upstart crow”-- an arrogant literary hack from nowhere-- William Shakespeare spent his early professional years in London writing histories and comedies for the stage, eventually ...
    • ENGL 2792 - M Comedy and Satire 

      Nachumi, Nora (2021-01)
      COURSE DESCRIPTION What makes jokes funny? Can humor really effect social change? These are two of the questions we will consider as we think about comedy and satire, as distinct genres and as particular modes of expression. ...
    • ENGL 2901 - N Introduction to Women Studies 

      Nachumi, Nora (2021-01)
      This course is an introduction to Women’s Studies, an interdisciplinary field that grew out of the twentieth-century women’s movement. In its early years, those in the field concentrated on the “absence” of women (from ...
    • ENGL 2810H - K Harlem Renaissance 

      Peters, Ann (2021-01)
      In the 1920s and 1930s, between World War I and the Great Depression, African American culture experienced a flourishing both in literature and the arts known as the Harlem Renaissance. The goal of this course is to give ...
    • ENGL 1900 - E Advanced Creative Writing 

      Miller, Matthew Ward (2021-01)
      Course Description and Objectives This advanced creative writing course will allow students to further develop their skills in whatever genre of creative writing interests them, including both poetry and prose, fiction ...
    • ENGL 2000 - B Ways of Reading 

      O'Malley, Seamus (2021-01)
      Who decides what texts mean? Are some interpretations better than others? Does the author's intention matter? How does language work? In this foundational course, we will study texts of the cultures around us, as well as ...
    • ENGL 2007 - N Survey of American Literature II 

      Peters, Ann (2021-01)
      American Literature II is an introductory survey of the period between the end of the Civil War and the present. We’ll read a wide variety of works over a broad sweep of time. We’ll learn about some of the literary movements ...
    • ENGL 1010 Essentials of Writing 

      Trapedo, Shaina (2021-01)
      Course Description Welcome to English 1010. This course will introduce you to the conventions and expectations of writing at the college level. Since careful reading leads to stronger writing, we will spend time examining ...
    • ENGL 2003 - A Survey of British Literature I 

      Spencer, Stephen (2021-01)
      History of British literature and culture focusing on major works from the earliest literature through Donne. 3.000 Credit hours ___ In this survey of the first ten centuries (!) of literature written in English, we ...
    • ENGL 3792 - L American Autobiography 

      Peters, Ann (2021-01)
      This course will examine the development of American autobiography from the early captivity narratives written in the colonial period to the contemporary memoirs of today. We’ll begin by focusing on a few early examples ...
    • ENGL 3525 - F Transcendentalism (advanced English course) 

      Miller, Matthew Ward (2021-01)
      Course Description Between the 1830s and 1860s this country's most talented writers forged a distinctively American literature and philosophical outlook on the world known as Transcendentalism. What is our best self? What ...
    • ENGL 2923 - D1 Topics: American Countercultures 

      Miller, Matthew Ward (2021-01)
      Course Description and Objectives The word “counter-culture” probably first calls to mind the counter-cultures of one’s own generation, usually music-related, whether hipster DIY culture, goth, hip-hop, or, if one is a ...
    • ENGL 1100 - B & D1 Composition and Rhetoric 

      Spencer, Stephen (2021-01)
      In the twenty-first century, dystopian fiction is everywhere. From Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale to Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games trilogy, which were recently adapted for television and film, this type of fiction ...
    • ENGL 2750-C The Graphic Novel 

      O'Malley, Seamus (2021-01)
      In the early part of the twentieth century, American newspapers began publishing strips of sequential art that became known as “comics,” because of their often humorous nature. Decades later, publishers started to collect ...
    • ENGL 1721 - M Topics: Media Photojournalism / ARTS 3970 - M Topics: Photojournalism 

      Shannon, Kathleen (2021-01)
      Course Description: How can photography act as a witness? How can an image empower change? In this course we will consider these questions and more as we examine core ideas for understanding the creation, gathering, and ...
    • ENGL1610 & MAR3324 - PQT Advanced Advertising Copywriting 

      Mintz, Erik (2021-01)
      Course Description: What does it take to get a job as a copywriter in the advertising business? A good book, for sure. The “book” means your portfolio, the spec ads that you’ll need to show to a prospective employer. This ...
    • ENGL 1502 - FGW Feature Writing 

      Lieber, Chavie (2021-01)
      Focuses on the skills and techniques to write articles or stories for newspapers, magazines or news websites. 3.000 Credit hours
    • ENGL 1200H-E Freshman Honors Seminar 

      O'Malley, Seamus (2021-01)
      This class will explore the various assumptions and protocols of academic writing. Academic writing is your passport to success, both within the academy and in much of the professional world. It is a form of writing with ...
    • ENGL 1651 - FGM Developing Effective Messages 

      Schleuter, Deborah Brown (2021-01)
      SYLLABUS Explore how to break through the clutter with public relations techniques to help ensure your key audience is listening to your message. The course will include individual papers, workshops, and a team project ...