Here’s a throwback to the past where you can find a list of the original classes given back in the 2018-2019 academic year. If you have any questions feel free to click on the Cap icon next to the course and you’ll be directed to the courses main page.
- Identification and analysis of the themes, elements, and conventions of the Works of the Restoration and Neoclassical periods with attention to poets, prose writers, and dramatists such as Congreve, Wycherley, Behn, Addison & Steele, Johnson, Sheridan, Dryden, Pope, Finch, Cowper, Gray, and Thompson. Development of analytical skills and a historical perspective of the relationship between the primary texts and their historical period through the use of literary critical theory.
- In the spring 2019 semester, Dr. Chansky will continue to lead a largescale, public humanities research project on Hurricane María that uses the methodologies of biographical research &oral history to enact social justice.
- Development of creative non-fiction writing using elements and genres of fiction such as plays, poetry, memoirs, plot, characterization and dialogue. Reading and writing of texts in non-fiction genres.
- This course will explore the British novel from its early episodic beginnings to contemporary multi-culturalism. The readings will include formerly banned books, queer novels, bildungsromans, feminist novels, and Gothic novels (including the first science fiction novel).
- Caribbean novelists, short story writers, poets, and playwrights of the 20th century who write in English.
- Topics in Film with a focus on Cyberpunk Cinema. Students will learn the language of film in a course focused on science fiction post-industrial dystopias, in which the lines between human and machine, real and virtual are blurred.
- 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.
- Introduction to Literature: The Novel, with a focus on The Queer Novel.
- Research on a topic, which focus and breadth of study will be designed by the student and approved by the supervising professor prior to registration in the course.