What Was that Cool Course Again?

As registration looms during one of the busiest times in the semester, it is useful to remember which courses you’d like to take. Over the past few weeks we have publishing promos for courses available for the Spring semester. You can find all these blog posts listed under the courses category. So go explore these neat options for the Spring! And all the best wishes for your registration goals. ūüôā      

Spanish Literature Course: Modernismo en Hispanoamérica

Attention English Majors. Next semester Drs. Carmen M. Rivera Villegas and Ivonne Recinos Aquino will be teaching Modernismo en Hispanoamerica, a course that not only fulfills a Spanish course requirement, but also supplements your literary education with knowledge and appreciation of an influential literary movement in Hispanic American culture. Here’s the description provided by Dr. Carmen Rivera Villegas: Lectura y an√°lisis cr√≠tico de las principales obras modernistas de Hispanoam√©rica. Incluye una selecci√≥n de textos en prosa (novela, cuentos y ensayos) as√≠ como un muestrario po√©tico que recoge las principales influencias que recibi√≥ el modernismo tales como el pante√≠smo, el platonismo, … Read more…

Enhance Your Curriculum with Innovation Tracks

Attention English Majors! Have you considered what kinds of skills you would like to develop to make you more successful as an entrepreneur or when applying for jobs? Have you thought about enhancing your considerable critical reading, writing, and thinking skills with training on how to apply them in innovative ways to emergent 21st century market and job market needs? What courses and workshops can you enroll in that will help you achieve your goals? Innovation Tracks— a new initiative led by Drs. Ubaldo C√≥rdova, Mary Leonard, Lourdes Medina, and Leonardo Flores– offers you alternative curricula (tracks) that you can … Read more…

Course Offering LITE5336

Next Semester the Department of Humanities will be offering LITE 5336 which is titled¬†“Literatura Global Escrita por¬†Mujeres” by Dr. Ana Kothe and it will be on Wednesdays¬†from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Throughout the semester the course will be exploring the various¬†topic, themes, and ¬†representations of the female¬†literacy around the world. The course will begin with the term “feminist” and how it approached and defined by the determined¬†“feminine.” The main objective of the course if not to just defined these terms but analyze the debates these spark in our world today. This is why the course will travel around the world’s female … Read more…

Media Literacy with Dr. Aixa Rodríguez

English major interested in media and how they create messages? Are you pursuing the Writing and Communication minor? Then this is for you! English 3057: Media Literacy This course will help you learn the production techniques, language and ideological devices mass media use to attract different audiences and influence how we see our world. Offered by¬†Dr. Aixa L. Rodr√≠guez Rodr√≠guez¬†this Spring 2017. Meeting time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Prerequisites: Either English 3056: Introduction to the Communication¬†Process, English 3268 Writing for the Communication Media, or permission from Director Dept. of English. For more information here is the¬†English … Read more…

Spring Courses with Dr. Stephens: Creative Nonfiction & Cultural Studies

Calling all English majors and graduate students! Professor Gregory Stephens will be offering these courses during the Spring Semester of 2017: INGL4008 Creative Nonfiction This course can help students doing the Writing and Communication minor, and English majors in general, to develop their writing skills and other practical skills that could help them in the future. Here’s the PDF flyer of the course: Creative-Nonfiction-Description INGL6985 Cultural Studies: History, Theory, Methods, Practice INGL 6985 (Spring 2017, M-W 4:30-5:45) This is a new special topics course for graduate students. The seminar will provide a forum for grad students to write a section … Read more…

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