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Visiting Assistant Professor
Fall 2016 Courses
|ENG 102/520||MWF||8:00-8:55||208 Marano CC|
|ENG 204/820||MWF||12:40-1:35||223 Marano CC|
|MWF||9:10-10:05||208 Marano CC|
|ENG 376/800||MWF||1:50-2:45||323 Marano CC|
ENG 102/520-Practice in college level writing, includes preparation of a research paper.
ENG 204/820-Exploration of our own language use through the lens of literature, and exploration of literary language from the perspective we create with our own uses of language. We will study narrative, verse, and drama and one or two additional novels and plays. Approximately six essays.
ENG 304/820-Designed to develop skills in critical thinking through interpretation and evaluation, this course will study in several theoretical contexts, drawn mainly from Modernist and Contemporary trends in critical theory.
Prerequisite: ENG 204 and minimum sophomore standing, or instructor permission.
ENG 376/800-An exploration of the mythic, philosophic, and poetic roots of the science fiction genre, this course surveys the field in the work of selected authors such as Leigh Brackett, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Philip K. Dick, Stanislaw Lem, H. P. Lovecraft, Catherine Louise Moore, William Olaf Stapledon, H. G. Wells, and others. Topics include science fiction as mythopoeia, as visionary experience, as anthropological speculation, and as metaphysics and theology. The course integrates key science fiction films, emphasizing the 1930s, 40s, and 50s.