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Thomas Bertonneau

Visiting Assistant Professor


Contact

320 Marano Campus Center
315.312.2607
thomas.bertonneau@oswego.edu

Office hours

By appointment only

Classes taught

Spring 2017 Courses

ENG 210/800 MWF 10:20-11:15 306 Marano CC
ENG 304/830 MWF 12:40-1:35 208 Marano CC

ENG 376/800

MWF 11:30-12:25 306 Marano CC
ENG 587/800 MW 3:00-4:20 323 Marano CC

ENG 210-The course introduces students to the works of acknowledged literary masters from the age of Homer to the beginnings of the Renaissance, selected to reflect varied genres, literary movements, and cultural back-grounds.

ENG 304-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-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.

ENG 587-