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 2019 COURSES

ENG 102/700 MWF 11:30-12:25 322 Marano CC
ENG 102/770 MWF 12:40-1:35 223 Marano CC

ENG 210/800

MWF 9:10-10:05 225 Marano CC
ENG 587/800 MW 3:00-4:20 306 Marano CC

ENG 102 COMPOSITION II-Practice in college level writing, includes preparation of a research paper.

ENG 210 WESTERN HERITAGE I-LITERATURE -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 587 BUSINESS IN LITERATURE-This course explores the anthropological, ethical, and transcendental aspects of business mainly through the study of novels and films.  The syllabus includes  Marcel Mauss's, The Gift, a study of gift-giving patterns and the principle of reciprocity in archaic societies.  Among the novels that students will read during the semester are The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells and Tono-Bungay by H. G. Wells; other texts arHesiod's Works and Days, an Eight-Century BC georgic poem, and The Vinland Sagas, Eleventh-Century narratives about the Norse expeditions to North America around 1000 AD.