[COURSE PROMO] INGL 3300: Ethnographic Fiction and Faction

This Fall, Dr. Gregory Stephens will be teaching INGL 3300: Ethnographic Fiction and Faction. The course will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:15 pm in CH 222. This course looks at both sides of the border between literature and ethnography. Ethnographically-informed writing provides a way of seeing things whole, and understanding other cultures from the perspective of participants. The area of interface between literature and ethnography offers several valuable skills: another approach to literary/cultural analysis; a wider palette of writing styles; and methods for intercultural understanding.

[Course Promo] Narrative as Social Justice

This Fall, Drs. Ricia Chansky and Jocelyn Géliga will be carrying out a large-scale research project on Hurricane María through the following courses and sections (which have some spaces reserved for English Majors): INGL 3318: LITERATURE OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING CARIBBEAN – Ricia Chansky – Sec. 036 (T, Th 9:00-10:15 am). INGL 4998: SUPERVISED RESEARCH IN ENGLISH – Ricia Chansky – Sec. 001# (por acuerdo) INGL 3238: CREATIVE WRITING – Jocelyn Géliga Sec. 030 (MWF 9:30-10:20), Sec. 040 (MWF 10:30-11:20) This project is funded through the Voice of Witness nonprofit organization and the results of the research activities will be … Read more…

The Ultimate Guide to English Courses: Summer and Fall 2018

Do you need to take English Courses this Summer session or Fall semester? Then this guide is for you! Students Completing Institutional English Requirements See the General Education English Sequences to know which courses you can take to fulfill your institutional requirements for English. Reminders: Basic English (3101-3102) leads to Reading and Composition (3201-3202/3209/3289) NOT to Intermediate English. Intermediate English (3103-3104) leads to electives in English (listed in the link above) NOT to Advanced English. Advanced English (3211-3212) fulfills your institutional English requirements, but are NOT equivalent to electives in English. Please be clear about what sequence you’re in and … Read more…

[Course Promo] English 6048: Poetry Since 1945

This Fall 2018 I will be offering English 6048: Poetry Since 1945 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-10:15. This course will be a historical exploration of poetry in the age of media. It will both cover and go beyond the canonical print-based narrative to examine how poets explored several media technologies to create and publish their poems. For example, poems written and produced for audio recording and broadcast, or video recording and production, or digital technologies will have different different characteristics from those written for print publication and vocal performance. This a literature course, but we will take into account … Read more…

The Ultimate Spring 2018 Guide to English Courses

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Do you need to take English Courses next semester? Then this is the guide for you! Students Completing Institutional English Requirements See the General Education English Sequences to know which courses you can take to fulfill your institutional requirements for English. Reminders: Basic English (3101-3102) leads to Reading and Composition (3201-3202/3209/3289) NOT to Intermediate English. Intermediate English (3103-3104) leads to electives in English (listed in the link above) NOT to Advanced English. Advanced English (3211-3212) fulfills your institutional English requirements, but are NOT equivalent to electives in English. Please be clear about what sequence you’re in and satisfy those requirements … Read more…

Research and Internship Courses for English Majors

This post offers information on three resources available to our students and faculty for collaboration and research. English 4998: Supervised Research in English This new course allows faculty to design a series of research activities for one or several students to participate in. The research interest can arise from a student wishing to do research with a faculty member or the faculty member inviting one or several students to participate in a research project. This three credit course qualifies as a professional elective in English. To offer this course, the faculty member and student(s) develop a short syllabus for the … Read more…

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